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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Plans unveiled for $200-million Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria hotel

    Plans unveiled for $200-million Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria hotel
    Designs for the long-anticipated Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria, the luxury chain's first new U.S. outpost west of Chicago, have been unveiled with a flourish by local hotelier Beny Alagem. The 12-story Waldorf Astoria will stand at the intersection of...
  • Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.

    Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.
    Come grilling season, expect your sirloin steak to come with a hearty side of sticker shock. Beef prices have reached all-time highs in the U.S. and aren't expected to come down any time soon. Extreme weather has thinned the nation's beef cattle herds...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has justĀ provided a data point to...
  • L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth

    L.A. County food-truck safety program leaves a bad taste in the mouth
    If you've eaten from a food truck or cart in Los Angeles County, chew on this: About 40% of the roughly 3,200 food trucks and carts cooking up meals in the area have never been inspected in the field by health officials since letter grades were...
  • Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island

    Ireland: A friendly Great Western Greenway bike ride to Achill Island
    ACHILL ISLAND, IrelandĀ — Instead of asking if I wanted to see the dessert menu, the waiter took a surreptitious look around the restaurant and asked, sotto voce, "Do you want to go to the coziest pub in all of Ireland?" Before I could answer, he...
  • Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown

    Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown
    The team behind the ever expanding Sugarfish chain of sushi restaurants, which have successfully marketed chef Kazunori Nozawa's affordable "Trust Me" menus to the masses, is now set to open a sushi bar downtown serving only hand rolls and cut rolls....
  • Advocates seek to carve out official Latin American areas in L.A.

    Advocates seek to carve out official Latin American areas in L.A.
    Dassler Jimenez stood on a busy stretch of Western Avenue in East Hollywood, ready to plant a flag and call it "Little Venezuela." Never mind that none of his countrymen live or own businesses in the neighborhood — or the fact that Jimenez has...
  • Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans

    Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans
    Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres. Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
  • No Time Warner Cable means no Dodgers for fans and bar owners

    No Time Warner Cable means no Dodgers for fans and bar owners
    Dodgers fans who want to watch this afternoon's game against the Padres but don't have the team's new channel SportsNet LA might have to go park themselves at bar to catch the action. But don't just assume that every bar and restaurant will have the...
  • KFC parent Yum launches Chick-fil-A chicken competitor Super Chix

    KFC parent Yum launches Chick-fil-A chicken competitor Super Chix
    KFC parent Yum Brands Inc. is readying to launch an assault on chicken chain Chick-fil-A. Quietly, Yum is opening a single-concept store in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday that will sell a curated collection of chicken sandwiches, tenders, fries,...
  • Home decor stores multiplying at South Coast Collection in O.C.

    Home decor stores multiplying at South Coast Collection in O.C.
    On a recent weekday afternoon, the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa is inhabited by an eclectic crowd — young hipsters sipping lattes at Portola Coffee Lab, professionals in business suits nibbling on carnitas de pato at Taco Maria, moms pushing...