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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...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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