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2011-02-09 07:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant.com, the trusted and valued source connecting restaurants and diners nationwide, has hit a new company milestone that further demonstrates the company's commitment to restaurant operators and diners alike. Today, Restaurant.com officially announced it now offers savings to more than 18,000 participating restaurants from coast to coast. In conjunction with the milestone, diners also have a record number of discounted gift...

2011-01-13 16:28:40

More than good food an atmosphere make you return to a restaurant What is it that makes you want to return to a restaurant again and again? The food? The service? Atmosphere? Sure. But according to research spearheaded by John Antun, associate professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism and director of the Culinary Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Robert E. Frash Jr., chair of the HRT department at the College of Charleston (S.C.), there are two more...

2011-01-06 09:12:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The votes are in and the Four Seasons Diner in Toms River, New Jersey has been named the overall most popular diner among New Jerseyans in the first-ever Palisades "Jersey Diner's Choice Awards." To celebrate, Palisades, the Nice New Jersey car insurance company, and the Four Seasons Diner will host an afternoon-long event on Jan. 21 with Chef Duff Goldman from the Food Network series, Ace of Cakes, and randomly chosen voters who...

2010-12-15 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zagat released the results of its 2011 Seattle Restaurants Survey, covering 828 eateries in the Seattle area based on the collective opinions of 2,970 local diners. All told, surveyors ate out some 448,000 times in the past year. The Survey results are available on ZAGAT.com, ZAGAT TO GO for smartphones and in guides at major booksellers. Bottom Line: The average cost of a meal in Seattle has increased from $27.68 in 2008 to $29.33 this...

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2010-12-08 08:35:00

Many U.S. restaurants may be ignoring a desire by American consumers to dine at environmentally friendly restaurants, according to a small exploratory study. Researchers found that more than 8 out of 10 restaurant patrons surveyed in Columbus said they would be willing to pay more to dine at "green" restaurants. More than 7 out of 10 said it was good for restaurants to protect the environment. The only problem is that very few restaurants market themselves as "green" or environmentally...

2010-11-25 00:00:44

Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant of Montclair, NJ introduces QR code program to enhance the diner's experience with immediate "self-serve" digital access. QR codes are readily available In Japan and Europe and beginning to show up in the U.S. on business cards, product packaging and print ads. The restaurant is the first in the area to use them as part of its décor and signage. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) November 23, 2010 Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant, a local ethnic restaurant in Montclair, NJ,...

2010-11-23 00:00:00

Unique Initiative to Give Restaurants Much Needed Business this Holiday Season and Beyond Arlington Heights, Ill., (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 The economy may be slowly improving, but as many restaurants continue to experience decreased traffic and rising costs in 2010, it is clear that the recession has left a lasting mark on the restaurant industry. Acknowledging still very real economic pressures, Restaurant.com announced today the return of "Feed It Forward," an award-winning initiative...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey is known for its diners. In fact, Bayonne, NJ is credited as the birthplace of the first structured diner. To celebrate this popular symbol of New Jersey culture, Palisades, the nice New Jersey car insurance company, is inviting New Jersey residents to vote for their favorite diner as part of the first Palisades "Jersey Diner's Choice Awards." "Creating the Palisades Jersey Diner's Choice Awards was a natural step in our Drive...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant.com, the trusted and valued source connecting restaurants and diners nationwide, launched its first-ever daily deal on Sept. 30, 2010 and connected consumers with unprecedented savings. The deal, which was extended one additional day, resulted in hungry deal seekers purchasing almost 1.5 million Restaurant.com gift certificates in just 48 hours. In addition to the deal's positive impact on diners, the restaurant industry will...

2010-09-30 02:30:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As more savings-savvy consumers enjoy the discounts offered by group-buying sites, Restaurant.com announced today that it has launched its first-ever daily deal by offering consumers 90-percent off the site's already discounted restaurant gift certificates. By visiting www.Restaurant.com/DailyDeal and using the promo code "WOW," consumers will have only one day to save. The deal, which will make $25 gift certificates priced as low as one...


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