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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...

2010-08-09 15:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At a commemorative event, held today at Shula's 347 Grill in Jacksonville, Fla. in the Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel, Restaurant.com officially named Shula's 347 Grill as the online gift certificate provider's 15,000th restaurant. The addition of Shula's 347 Grill combines the quality diners have come to expect from the legendary Shula's Steak House family, a well-known operation founded by Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula, with savvy, money-saving...

2010-07-27 23:01:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey today released its 2011 Washington DC/Baltimore Restaurants Survey, covering 1,219 eateries in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas, including Annapolis and Frederick, Md., the Eastern Shore and Northern Virginia. This year, 6,484 local diners submitted their opinions on ZAGAT.com, incorporating a collective 883,000 annual meals' worth of experience into the Survey -- from their favorite restaurant choices to their main complaints. The local...

2010-06-22 23:01:00

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Windy City gears up for the 2010 Taste of Chicago, Zagat Survey today released its 2010/11 Chicago Restaurants Survey, covering 1,179 eateries in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas. This year, 5,701 local diners submitted their opinions on ZAGAT.com, incorporating a collective 830,000 meals worth of experience into the survey. In addition to bookstores, the guide can be accessed on ZAGAT.com, ZAGAT TO GO for iPhone and iPad, and nru for Android. And...

2010-06-14 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- EveryScape, creator of visual guides for local search, today announced the debut of a new approach to local search with EveryScape Eats!, a visual dining guide with a free iPhone application and companion website. Initially available in Boston, diners can peruse the most complete visual restaurant guide by viewing the interiors of more than 500 Boston restaurants and exploring exteriors of more than 1,300 in 3D with the free iPhone and iPad...

2010-05-17 08:17:00

PHOENIX, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix-based technology firm Mobile Bytes L.L.C. (www.ywaiter.com) announced the launch of their revolutionary mobile application YWaiter, an iPhone app designed to save restaurant goers money and time when dining out. The free app, now available in the iTunes App Store, allows time-strapped diners to place take-out or dine-in orders directly from their phone, bypassing lengthy wait times and cumbersome phone orders. The app even includes exclusive...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant.com today announced that The Claddagh Irish Pub has been named the first featured restaurant for its new "Restaurant of the Month" program. The program was launched as part of Restaurant.com's 10-year anniversary to highlight exemplary Restaurant.com restaurants. Prominent homepage and Web page placement and other promotions give honorees exclusive exposure in front of more than seven million diners. The program also offers...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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