Restaurants

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How This Chicago Restaurant Produced Zero Waste

Going green all the way.

Reuters

How Small Plates Conquered America's Menus

The format is good for restaurants' bottom lines. And it's the way most chefs prefer to eat.

Reuters

This Brooklyn Restaurant Goes All Out for Valentine's Day With a Beyoncé-Themed Menu

How about some Jay-ziti?

Associated Press

Mexico City's Newest Pop-Up Restaurant Looks Like a Horrible, Expensive Time

Enjoy a $230 dinner while strapped in 150 feet above ground.

Aaron Cassara

'I Wanted to Be Successful, and I Could Do That in Houston'

Young professionals see the Texas boom town as a bastion of the traditional American Dream.

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Why These Midwest Millennials Are Choosing Milwaukee Over Chicago

"I don't have to work seven days a week here to pay the bills and do what I want to do."

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This Cafe Has Brilliantly Disguised Its 'B' Health Inspection Rating

Embarrassed by the lackluster score posted on your front window? Just add a 'R-U-N-C-H'!

Mealku

Why Home-Cooking From Total Strangers May Be the Future of Food

The sharing economy moves into a new niche: dinner. Will queasy eaters and regulators buy in?

Downtown Cleveland Alliance

If You Build It, They Will Come: How Cleveland Lured Young Professionals Downtown

It's easy, really: create places people want to be.

Reuters

How Locavores Are Killing Manhattan's Food Scene and Stealing Its Chefs

The city's top cooks are leaving for greener, less expensive pastures.

Yelp

A Heat Map Dining Guide to Hoagies, Hipsters and Bacon

Thanks to Yelp reviews.

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How Your Online Burrito Review Could Help Standardize Municipal Data

Yelp's effort to publish restaurant health safety inspections is just the second time cities have attempted to communicate valuable information in a common language.

Google Maps

Here's What Google Maps' Customization Might Mean in Practice

The new maps may eventually funnel us each into different experiences of the same neighborhood. Is that a bad thing?

Streetfilms

New York Tries Out Bike Parking Corrals to Protect Separated Bike Lanes

A corral with enough room for 16 bicycles replaces a single car parking space.

Jacqueline Feldman

The Heated Terraces of Paris Are Safe, For Now

A ban on outdoor gas heaters from Parisian cafés doesn't look like it will be implemented anytime soon.

Reuters

The Secret to Buffalo's Farm-to-Table Culture

An interview with Christa Glennie Seychew, who's helped reinvigorate the city's local food movement.

Reuters

6 Truly Strange Theme Restaurants

Ever wanted to eat dinner on the toilet? In China, you can!

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How Much Do Yelp Reviews Matter?

Small differences in ratings can really help (or hurt) restaurants.

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Restaurant Located Deep in a Finnish Mine Is Totally Booked (Of Course)

Diners at this "pop-down" kitchen near Helsinki can nosh on "friction-smoked whitefish" more than 260 feet underground.