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The restaurant of the future might be entirely robotic

It must have seemed like a revolutionary idea to diners of the 1920s — people on roller skates delivering food straight to their driver's side window.

Op-Ed: Top 4 Greek restaurants in Queens and Long Island

Digital Journal ranks its Top 4 Greek restaurants on Long Island and Queens, New York. These eateries are listed in alphabetical order.

Chinese restaurants fire robot workers

Guangzhou Shi - Restaurant wait and kitchen staff likely needn't concern themselves with being replaced by robots any time soon after a trio of Chinese restaurants that tried just that have announced plans to abandon the practice.

McDonald's vows to solve mystery of the missing mozzarella

Oak Brook - McDonald's Corp. has responded to a wave of criticism on social media about a new appetizer offered as a replacement for its popular dollar menu.

Your waiter's weight could affect whether you order dessert

Be careful who you surround yourself with. That's the advice, anyway, from a recent study published by the academic journal Environment and Behavior on how we order food in restaurants.

Over 43% of salmon is mislabeled as 'wild-caught'

Chances are good the wild-caught salmon you ordered the last time you ate out was not what you paid for. A recent survey found that 43 percent of salmon sold in restaurants and at the retail level are mislabeled as being wild-caught.

McDonald's customers soon will place orders by computer

McDonald's restaurants are set to introduce new self-serve kiosks allowing patrons to place orders, and even customize their choices, at the push of a button.

Cafe interruptus: Starbucks to shut down La Boulange shops

Seattle - Starbucks plans to shut down nearly two dozen La Boulange cafes it bought in 2012 but to continue to sell La Boulange baked goods in its stores nationwide, the world's largest coffee seller said Monday.

McDonald's takes action after losing momentum

McDonald's isn't looking too hot, and reform has run rampant in attempt to bring sales back to its previously revered position.

Rome restaurants accused of funding mob closed in anti-mafia swoop

Rome - Thousands of visitors to Rome have been unwittingly pouring cash into the pockets of a ruthless mafia organisation by dining at two of the city's best-known tourist restaurants, Italian police said Thursday.

New FDA rules will require calorie counts on menus

Washington D.c. - The Food and Drug Administration is adding one more soldier to the battle against obesity in Americans by requiring chain restaurants, movie theaters and pizza parlors nationwide to list calorie counts on their menus.

Cash-strapped Americans are abandoning restaurants

Americans are abandoning restaurants, with financial concerns named as the culprit. The popularity of take-out and prepared foods, like frozen pizzas, has partially contributed to the decline.

Pizza Hut announces major brand overhaul

Dallas - Pizza giant Pizza Hut has announced plans to expand its offerings and personalize its menu, increasing everything from available toppings to the types of cheeses it uses.

Taiwan apologizes for naming dish 'Long Live the Nazis'

A menu change at a restaurant in Taiwan dumps their popular 'Long Live Nazis' dish from list, prompted by a local TV station feature.

Bag of cat heads found near Manchester curry restaurants

Manchester - A bin bag of cat heads has been found on a street in Manchester. The discovery is close to Wilmslow Road, an area famed for having many curry houses.

Op-Ed: Smartphones and the dining experience Special

My name is Paula, and I am addicted to my smartphone. Oh wait, no, I am actually addicted to social media. Either way, I am part of a new trend in dining.

Op-Ed: Waitress deals with customer complaint about roach by eating it

A waitress named Zhang Yen responded to a customer complaining about roaches in his salad by popping it in her mouth and eating it. The diner reportedly had asked her if she would eat the bug and Yen immediately did.

A lesson on not typing slurs to customers

Washington - One very annoyed server decided to type a gender-based slur on the ticket of an allegedly rowdy customer. While the server was fired afterwards, Bistro 18 is now facing discrimination complaints.

Investors object to Darden's sale of Red Lobster chain

Orlando - Hedge fund investors in Darden Restaurants objected Friday to a proposed deal to sell the Red Lobster restaurant chain to an investment group.

Report: Technology may soon be as common as menus in restaurants

On Thursday, ResearchMoz published its latest market research report exploring the trends and outlook for the restaurant technology market. And the findings point to a strong correlation between food and mobile tech in the modern dining experience.

Workers sue McDonald's for stealing wages

New York - US workers accused fast-food giant McDonald's Thursday of systematically stealing wages through illicit practices like forcing them to work off-the-clock and failing to pay overtime.Seven class-action lawsuits were filed Wednesday and Thursday in Calif...

Workers sue McDonald's for systematic theft of wages

New York - US workers accused fast-food giant McDonald's Thursday of systematically stealing wages through illicit practices like shaved hours and unpaid overtime.Seven class-action lawsuits were filed Wednesday and Thursday in California, Michigan and New York d...

McDonald's denies report of suspected tax evasion in France

Paris - McDonald's on Tuesday denied a magazine report that tax authorities in France suspect it of trying to avoid paying taxes on 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) of income from its 314 French eateries.

Mysterious tipper leaving thousands in tips across the US

A tipper, whose identity has not been revealed, has been leaving thousands of dollars for bartenders, servers and golf caddies across the USA.

NYC restaurateurs find challenges in going local Special

New York - Chefs and restaurateurs in New York City recently came together to discuss the advantages of sourcing local ingredients. While it's a movement gaining momentum, not all businesses can afford to get on board just yet.

Photo Essay: Survey says, 'You can't have a bad time in Savannah' Special

Savannah - Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of its Readers' Choice Awards and Savannah, Georgia was rated one of the "friendliest" cities in the United States. One reader noted that, simply put, "you can't have a bad time in Savannah."

Poutine: Canada's comfort food Special

Port Williams - Once considered an embarrassment to French Canadians who were noted for their excellent cuisine, poutine has become synonymous with Canada and has sparked interest world-wide.

Photo Essay: Dining in Turkey Special

From shish kabob to baklava to strong tea and coffee, you can find great culinary experiences in Turkey, the land of cafes.

Watch Andrew Hales in 'Eating People's Leftover Food' prank

Prankster Andrew Hales of the comedy group Losing All Hope Was Freedom (LAHWF) is back again with another awkward but instructive stunt. The prankster walks up to total strangers in various restaurants and asks for their leftover food.

It's Restaurant Week in Savannah and time for Alligator Soul Special

Savannah - Twenty-three upscale restaurants are participating in "Restaurant Week" and celebrating Savannah's unique culinary heritage by offering a prix fixe dinner menu.
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