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2011-05-02 07:00:00

BOSTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Mother's Day, the historic Omni Parker House will treat guests to a special performance from Grammy Award-winning string ensemble, The Parker Quartet, as part of its annual Mother's Day Brunch. The mini-concert will take place in the lobby of the historic Boston hotel on Sunday, May 8 at 11:30 a.m. Seating at Parker's Restaurant for a special prix fixe menu - which features delectable dishes such as Herb Crusted Roast Prime Rib with...

2010-12-23 00:01:08

Season to Taste Catering (BEST OF BOSTON 2010) is now featuring a nightly six-course prix fixe dinner with beer and wine at their intimate 10-person farm table near Davis Square in Cambridge. Season to Taste Catering is also hosting weekly special events in the space that include demonstrations on cuisine, wine, and spirits and feature local chefs and farmers. Reservations can be made by email or phone up to 48 hours before the event. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Season to Taste...

2010-12-01 10:10:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Qorvis Communications: Travel + Leisure Magazine featured GILT Restaurant in an article highlighting top Michelin rated restaurants in London, Paris and New York. GILT, a famous restaurant in the New York Palace Hotel on Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan received two stars in the Michelin Guide and has become a New York sensation. Travel + Leisure points out that GILT's edgy modern American...

2010-12-01 10:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Qorvis Communications: Christopher Day, Director of GILT Restaurant at The New York Palace Hotel, was featured in an article about his large and varied tea collection in The Wall Street Journal. Alice Feiring of The Wall Street Journal applauded Day's tea selection which is similar in quality to the restaurant's renowned wine collection. She also wrote about the personal tea service guests receive and the...

2010-06-22 14:33:18

When consumers make choices, their style of pursuing their goals changes the way they search and decide what to purchase, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. A large number of consumer alternatives are arranged hierarchically, the authors explain. For example, a restaurant menu is typically organized by courses (appetizers, entrees) and by types of dishes within courses (soups, salads). "This research examines how consumers' style of goal pursuit influences the way...

2009-10-01 11:58:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its fourth anniversary in San Francisco, supperclub Restaurant is offering visitors to the city 40% off their dinners. From October 1-31, 2009, guests just need to show their inbound (SFO) boarding pass to receive the discount. Originating in Amsterdam, the San Francisco location is the only supperclub in the United States. Since opening in 2005 on Harrison Street in the SOMA district, the unique restaurant has been drawing rave...

2009-02-11 05:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned for its provocative and entertaining approach to fine dining, supperclub san francisco will present a special week of completely meatless gourmet dinners from Tuesday, February 24 through Sunday, March 1 at its dramatic restaurant located at 657 Harrison Street in the city's SOMA district. The prix fixe 3- and 4-course surprise menus will be served to guests as they lounge on supperclub's unique roman-style beds while they enjoy a...

2008-08-01 03:00:07

By Chao, Fifi Fifi's Best: Focusing on Restaurants That Provide an Extra Value to Diners EXECUTIVE DINING Every few months I choose a theme for another meandering special report called Fifi's Best and gather up some of my favorite restaurants that fit into that niche. In the past, I've corralled romantic restaurants, dining spots along the water, places to eat at the bar, upscale testaurants and the most casual with great food as part of my plan. With the economy putting us in a more...

2007-11-07 06:00:32

By Joan Reminick, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Nov. 7--Sometimes, it's just not feasible to hold Thanksgiving dinner at home. Here are some restaurants serving special dinners: Nassau County Bistro M, 70 Glen Head Rd., Glen Head, 516-671-2498. Three-course prix fixe, $52 a person, 2 to 8 p.m. Carltun on the Park, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, 516-542-0700. Price-fixed dinner, $65 a person ($30 for children 3 to 10), noon to 8 p.m.; also buffet, $47 a person ($30 for children 3 to 10), 1...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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