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2010-03-03 16:32:00

RARITAN, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey is known for its great diners and its great bands, like Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi. Unfortunately, today it's also known for being hard hit by job losses and the recession, resulting in thousands of newly hungry children, seniors and adults. Jersey-based band, Kindred Souls came up with an idea to help. What if they performed at a diner in each of NJ's 21 counties and got the diner owners and patrons to donate to the NJ Federation of...

2010-02-17 07:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of its 10 year anniversary, Restaurant.com is toasting everyone who has contributed to the company's success by launching the "Ultimate Dining Experience" sweepstakes. Starting today, individuals nationwide have the opportunity to enter online for a chance to win a weekend getaway to Las Vegas. The grand prize package includes an exclusive dining vacation experience, staying at the Mandalay Bay Resort and dining at Fleur de Lys, a...

2009-12-15 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2010 Winter Olympics approaching, Zagat today released its 2010 Vancouver Survey, covering 298 of the city's finest restaurants, nightspots, attractions and hotels. The Survey is based on the input of 2,721 local consumers, and spans venues across Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and Vancouver Island. It shows that although locals are feeling the economic pinch, there is no shortage of good deals or new hot spots in Vancouver. "The commercial...

2009-12-09 04:52:00

LEEDS, December 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurants have been a noted casualty of the recession, with even properties owned by famous chefs such as Gordon Ramsay affected. In order to survive the difficult period, they have turned to discounting in numbers. The voucher codes site VoucherSeeker (http://www.voucherseeker.co.uk/vouchercodes), currently lists out over 50 such printed vouchers for restaurant use, covering everything from pizzas to fine dining. Consumers are more interested in...

2009-10-06 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of Zagat's 2010 New York City Restaurant survey, released today on ZAGAT.com (and at ZagatBuzz on Twitter) and covering more than 2,000 eateries across the five boroughs, offer a detailed picture of how the past year's financial turmoil has affected the city's dining scene. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/NY88586 ) To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/zagat/40463/ The Bad News:...

2009-09-14 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy Fieri, star of 3 shows on Food Network including Diners, Drive-ins and Dives is taking American food culture to new heights by combining the worlds of food and rock n' roll. In November, The Guy Fieri Roadshow, produced by his company, Knuckle Sandwich, will hit 21 cities in 30 days and play in venues that seat from 2,000-5,000 fans. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090914/NY74427) Guy modeled this two hour food-a-palooza after a high...

2009-06-12 15:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocco's Cafe is proud to announce it was one of two restaurants chosen in the San Francisco Bay Area to be featured on Food Network's popular TV Show "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives," hosted by Guy Fieri. Chef/Owner Don Dial is pleased his restaurant was chosen and hopes everyone that watches will enjoy the episode about cooking homemade Italian food from scratch. The "Diners, Drive-ins & Dives" episode featuring Chef Don Dial and Rocco's Cafe...

2009-06-03 23:02:00

Thomas Henkelmann Takes Top Food, Decor and Service for Fifth Straight Year; David Burke Prime is Top Newcomer; Chain Restaurants More Popular than Ever NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The troubled economy is changing the ways that Connecticut restaurant-goers dine out, according to Zagat's 2009/10 Connecticut Restaurants survey, released today in hardcopy and on ZAGAT.com. The survey finds that while nearly half of locals' meals are prepared outside of the home, 78% of diners are making...

2009-06-01 17:00:00

The Capital Grille, First Watch, Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano earn top marks YONKERS, N.Y., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tough economy has put diners in the drivers seat to find good meals, good deals and choices for every budget and taste according to Consumer Reports latest Restaurant Satisfaction Survey. The Capital Grille, First Watch, Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, Maggiano's Little Italy and McCormick & Schmick's earned top marks among Consumer Reports ratings of 101 of...

2009-05-26 09:15:00

Expert Offers Tips on Enjoying a Safe and Healthy Restaurant Meal BOSTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to offering healthy dining choices for customers with food allergies, Uno Chicago Grill(R) ranks tops among chain restaurants(1), especially in terms of gluten-free options and menu transparency. The availability of such options is crucially important to the 12 million Americans who suffer from food allergies, in addition to the two million Americans who are estimated to suffer...