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    7 restaurants selling Dallas’ most expensive food

    Insane: That’s the word Dallas chef Samir Dhurandhar uses to describe the money some people are willing to spend on dinner in Dallas right now. A meal for two at some of Dallas’ most expensive places, like Monarch, Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse and Shoyo, could cost $300 to $1,000 for two people. Or more. While Dallas has always had a reputation for being flashy, the city has more ultra-expensive restaurants than ever before. And prices at some of the most exclusive spots are at an all-time high: Food prices are inflated, restaurant workers are demanding higher wages and rent isn’t   Read More

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    8 Healthy Dishes to Order at Indian Restaurants, According to an RD

    Fall is the season of Diwali, one of the biggest holidays for practitioners of Hinduism. The five-day celebration, also known as the Festival of Lights, symbolizes the victory of good over evil, according to Share America, a website run by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Global Public Affairs. Food plays an integral part in any celebration, and Diwali is no exception. The holiday is typically celebrated with a variety of traditional Indian dishes. If you are not of Indian heritage, you may prefer to experience the food by dining out. Like any other cuisine, Indian food   Read More

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    Eat (veggies), drink (green juices) and be merry at these Tahoe restaurants

    (Editor’s note: This story appears in the 2021 summer edition of Tahoe magazine.) Active and health-conscious people tend to gravitate to Lake Tahoe to absorb its fresh air, acres of pine trees, and recreate in and around its big blue beautiful pond, so it makes sense that visitors and locals alike would want healthy and organic meals to keep energy levels up and the stamina needed to get through whatever life throws your way. Fortunately, no matter if you’re gluten intolerant, your system can’t handle meat products, or you have simply chosen a plant-based lifestyle to feel better, there   Read More

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    this S’pore-based app makes finding good restaurants easy

    Around the world, the vegan movement has been growing in popularity. More people than ever before are choosing to ditch animal products in favour of plant-based alternatives. According to vegan business magazine Vegconomist, Singapore is quickly becoming a “haven for vegans”, and was named the second most vegan-friendly Asian city by PETA Asia. Despite that, looking for vegetarian or vegan food options in Singapore can still be a tiresome affair. Even though vegan-friendly options in Singapore are steadily expanding, consumers might still have a tough time sussing out these dining establishments. Vikas Garg, founder and CEO of abillion, understood   Read More

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    Businesses, restaurants have to adjust to rising food costs | News

    WATERTOWN, CT (WFSB) — It’s getting more and more expensive to eat. Food prices are continuing to rise, forcing some businesses to figure out how to maintain their bottom line. Watertown Meat Center said it has been hard keeping their prices down at normal rates. Last year, co-owner Jessica DiSapio said prices doubled. While prices went down a little, the recent increases are doing a number on her profits, even with record sales right now. “Our platinum chicken breast prices doubled, not my price, I’m selling it to you, but my cost has doubled, so our margins are way down,   Read More

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    Rochester restaurants Tahou’s, Schaller’s on ‘Upstate Eats Food Trail’

    The best way to bring visitors back to upstate New York is through their stomachs. That is the thinking behind a new initiative to bolster tourism, ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, in western and central New York, the Finger Lakes region and the Southern Tier. The Upstate Eats Food Trail, a 225-mile “gastronomical road trip,” stretches from Buffalo to Rochester to Syracuse and Binghamton, exposing travelers to unique local cuisine and attractions. The concept grew from talks that began 11 months ago among officials from four tourism organizations — Visit Buffalo Niagara, Visit Rochester, Visit Syracuse and Visit Binghamton. Even   Read More

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    Local Jimmy John’s giving food truck a spin | Restaurants

    Restaurant questions? Click here DANVILLE — Jimmy John’s has more than 2,700 locations around the country, and now, a food truck. Franchise owner Patrick Wampler, whose Subwars LLC has stores in Canton, Danville, Mahomet, Rantoul, Taylorville and Tuscola, has been testing the food truck at places like the new Rantoul Family Sports Complex and Danville Area Community College for about a month. “We’ve got the first Jimmy John’s food truck in the country,” general manager Chris Lehmann said. “It’s been up and running for about a month now, and yeah, it’s pretty sweet.” The food truck itself aims to be   Read More

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    Fast food restaurants’ voluntary healthy meal options for children unlikely to result in more nutritious food purchases

    Voluntary policies at fast food restaurants aimed at expanding healthy options in kids’ meals have not increased the likelihood that parents will purchase healthier meals for children, according to new research. Credit: Shutterstock Despite voluntary restaurant policies to improve the nutrition of some items included in fast-food kids’ meals, purchases of kids’ meals and selection of healthier kids’ meal drinks did not increase following policy introductions, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut. “Our study shows that voluntary healthier kids’ meals policies at fast food restaurants have not   Read More

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    Seacoast restaurants to promote plant-based options for Earth Day

    PORTSMOUTH — With Earth Day fast approaching, Seacoast eateries are joining a local nonprofit to encourage plant-based foods and reducing environmental impact. Spearhead by Seacoast Area Renewable Energy Initiative (SEAREI), local favorites are participating in “Planted for the Planet” from Thursday, April 22 through Sunday, April 25. The 22 participating restaurants will offer a variety of plant-rich menu items dubbed “Earth Day Entrées” for patrons to enjoy throughout the weekend. Black Trumpet chef and owner Evan Mallett said his restaurant will take part in the “restaurant week type format” to highlight why consuming less meat and conducting more eco-friendly   Read More

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    Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Greenville, SC

    Are you looking for vegan restaurants in Greenville, or restaurants with vegetarian options in Greenville, SC? The lifestyle of eating meat-free isn’t new, but it has become more mainstream in recent years. The days of going out to eat as a vegetarian or vegan and eating a dinner of side dishes is gone, as restaurants cater to a new fanbase. You know a plant-based diet is mainstream when traditionally meat-heavy BBQ places offer a meat-free alternative!  Kidding Around’s Melanie will clarify some things and then help you find the delicious meals you’ll want to seek out, with a list of   Read More

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