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2011-07-16 06:00:00

Looking to eat less next time you go out to eat at a restaurant? You might want to try using a bigger fork, according to a new study recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Three University of Utah authors--Arul Mishra, Himanshu Mishra, and Tamara M. Masters--conducted a field study at an unnamed Italian restaurant, providing two different sizes of forks to diners in order to "manipulate bite sizes," according to a July 14 press release from University of Chicago Press...

2011-07-14 16:22:43

Larger portion sizes usually mean we eat more food, but according to new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, bigger bites lead to eating less"”in restaurant settings. "In this research we examined the influence of small versus large bite-sizes on overall quantity of food consumed," write authors Arul Mishra, Himanshu Mishra, and Tamara M. Masters (all University of Utah, Salt Lake City). The authors conducted a field study in a popular Italian restaurant. They used two sizes of...

2011-07-13 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN; www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and guest management solutions for restaurants, will announce its second quarter results for fiscal year 2011 on Tuesday, August 2 following the close of market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/MM07085LOGO ) OpenTable will discuss the results on a conference call at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on that...

2011-05-25 07:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the summer travel season, OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN; www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants, today announced the 50 winners of its Diners' Choice Awards for Best Outdoor Dining in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than seven million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for...

2011-05-24 07:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN; www.opentable.com), a leading provider of free online reservations for diners and guest management systems for restaurants, today announced that last month it seated its 10 millionth cumulative diner via OpenTable mobile products. Diners seated through OpenTable mobile products have now spent an estimated $400 million at partner restaurants. Since the company introduced its first mobile offering in May 2008,...

2011-03-07 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The food truck phenomena is growing at a rapid pace each day as new restaurateurs join the thousands of gourmet food trucks already on the road. Food trucks have become gathering spots for the local community as well as a place where diners can get restaurant quality meals at a fraction of the cost. Hanging out at food trucks with a rock n' roll or exotic location theme and enjoying multimedia entertainment along with great food are all part of...

2011-02-22 07:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy percent of U.S. diners say they want more information about the sourcing and nutritional value of their meals when dining out, with nearly two-thirds (64 percent) agreeing they would choose healthier meals if more information was provided, according to Unilever Food Solutions' new World Menu Report, "What's in Your Food?" The global report surveyed 3,500 diners in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Russia, Brazil and...

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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.