“ADD WATERMELON FOR THIS STUPID B—H,” her Panera Bread receipt read. The insulted customer decided to leave and reach out to someone in corporate about the situation, WSB-TV reports. After the customer contacted corporate and shared her story on social media, the Panera Bread employee was fired.
Restaurant servers tend to provide better service to formally dressed patrons when compared with casually dressed customers, according to a study.
Sarah Brady applied for a bartending job at the Tilted Kilt — known for scantily clad servers — and the restaurant turned her away upon arrival, without an interview.
If you don’t live in Cincinnati, your idea of the cuisine might stop after Skyline Chili and Graeter’s Ice Cream. Yahoo Food took a long weekend trip to explore all the area had to offer, eating and drinking our way through the city.
The concept behind Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is simple. You pick your crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings, and your pie is popped into a blazing-hot oven for a mere 180 seconds. If you’re thinking, So it’s like Chipotle, but for pizza, you’re onto something.
Most breweries have some sort of food in their taprooms, even if it’s just a bucket of stale pretzels. But food isn’t always an afterthought at breweries: take, for example, these spots that put almost as much love into their food menus as they do to their tap offerings. Come for the brisket and IPA. Stay for the dan dan noodles and lager.
There’s no doubt that in recent years the Los Angeles area has become one of the biggest food destinations in America. The great food is plentiful in this sprawling, sunny region and new must-eat restaurants seem to be popping up daily. A unique balance exists in this part of the West Coast, with competing focusses on health and indulgence.
When NYT restaurant critic Pete Wells reviewed Thomas Keller’s famed Manhattan restaurant Per Se, he stated, "Per Se is among the worst food deals in New York.” With that sentiment in mind, we pulled together a collection of restaurants that are worth splurging on.
By Tobias Carroll When cooked well, a steak can be of the most satisfying dinners out there. There are plenty of factors, from the meat itself to the way it’s prepared to the cooking time and temperature. What follows is a list of ten destinations for great steaks across the world. Some are institutions that have served up steaks to many generations; others are relative newcomers whose techniques have earned them rave reviews. More from Men’s Journal How to Make the Perfect Steak The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations in the World The 25 Best Burgers in America
Ever since The New York Times’ restaurant critic Pete Wells published his searing critique this week of Thomas Keller’s fine dining beacon, Per Se, the Internet has been ablaze with schadenfreude — or, as some nicknamed it, “chowdenfreude,” meaning pleasure derived from a restaurant’s misfortune. In stories about the scathing review, fans of Thomas Keller’s came to his defense, while others delighted in the expensive restaurant getting ripped apart.
As smaller players challenge fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Burger King, they’re fighting to set themselves apart by describing their food as “fast-casual,” “fine casual,” “fast crafted” and even “fan food.” That’s even though they follow the same basic format: People standing in a line to order and pay a cashier for their food.
2015 will always be remembered as a tough year for Chipotle Mexican Grill, and if the company doesn’t play its cards right, it could be remembered as the beginning of a downfall. It’s been 23 days since an incidence of E. coli infection has been connected to a Chipotle restaurant or employee, and if Chipotle can stay clean, it has time to dig itself out of this shallow grave. According to CNBC Chipotle is betting that its most loyal fans will keep coming back and that it can win back those on the fence by offering freebies.
A group of restaurant workers thought they had 900 million reasons to be happy last week when their lottery ticket matched the winning Power Play numbers, NBC New York reports.
Chick-fil-A is routinely lauded by fast food diners as one of the best chains in America, and the company is trying to bolster that reputation with a new service targeting a specific demographic. The chain is instituting a “Mom’s Valet,” reports Business Insider, which allows young mothers to order food at a drive-thru, and then eat inside at a reserved table.
No need to blow your diet at Olive Garden, Chili’s or P.F. Chang’s — save calories and cash by making these lightened-up versions at home. More from Food.com: 40 Dinners Under 400 Calories 11 Powerhouse Salad Recipes Light and Fresh Fruit Desserts 20 Restaurant Dessert Remakes
Why — for the love of all things crispy — can’t In-N-Out fries just be like all the other fast-food fries and taste good? Thrillist's Dan Gentile writes an open letter to the restaurant chain about their disappointing French fries.
In this week’s New York Times review, critic Pete Wells details his visits to Señor Frog’s, the chain of margarita-fueled party-straunts that came conga-ing into Times Square in September.
Thrillist ranked each state in the U.S. based on their local food and drink, from fresh produce, iconic staples, beer and wine and their overall food scene.
New year, new trends. As 2015 draws to a close, we’ve taken a look at all of the foods and restaurant trends we’ll be seeing a lot of next year. From fresh takes on bright, healthful fare to exotic Pacific and Asian influences, these are the things that will be dominating the food scene — and your diet — in 2016.
There are few ways to get a reservation at even the most wildly popular restaurant in town. The key is to be savvy and friendly—the host should be your new best friend!Wondering how to get into that hot spot with the incredibly long wait? Here’s how you do it.
Finding a steakhouse is not hard. But finding a truly exceptional steakhouse where you can't go wrong when you order the filet mignon, prime rib, or T-bone, is something special. As you plan dinners with old friends and holiday lunches with coworkers, consider these spots, deemed to be the very best steakhouses in America.