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Airline to open restaurant

Budget Malaysian airline Air Asia is to open a restaurant showcasing the dishes listed on its in-flight menu called Santan, including chicken teriyaki, Pak Nasser’s Nasi Lemak and a vegetable rice bowl. While food served on-board aeroplanes is often the butt of jokes, Air Asia believes its offering will stand up to scrutiny. The low-cost airline …

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Restaurant Prices are Increasing

 Going out to eat is costing you more.    Prices at full-service restaurants are going up, according to the US Department of Labor. Experts say increased expenses such as rent, insurance, and labor are getting passed on to consumers.    In December, prices at full-service restaurants were up 0.5 percent from the prior month on a …

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Prominent LA Mexican Chef Opens Restaurant in Long Beach

Long Beach arrival   Popular Southeast LA chef Thomas Ortega (Amor y Tacos, Playa Amor) is adding another new restaurant to his repertoire this week. It’s called Amorcito Taqueria, and it opens inside the LBX Hangar property in Long Beach, a mixed-used development stuffed with other restaurant ideas. Unlike Ortega’s sit-down restaurants, Amorcito taqueria is …

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Could new management lead to further growth for Restaurant Brands International?

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) reported its 4th quarter and full year results on February 12, 2019 before the market opened. As per the numbers in the early release, comparable sales are up 0.6% in Tim Hortons, 2% in Burger King, and 1.6% in Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for the Fiscal Year 2018. For Quarter 4 …

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Restaurant to stay open amidst bankruptcy filing

One of Raleigh’s most prolific restaurateurs has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to court filings, but said his restaurants will remain open.   Gaurav “G” Patel, owner of Eschelon Experiences, filed for bankruptcy this week in North Carolina’s Eastern District, citing liabilities of $2.57 million and assets of $1.1 million, according to court …

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Why that dish costs so much

We’ve all noticed it: Restaurants are always getting more and more expensive. A high-end dinner for two can easily add up to over $100, even without second drinks or dessert. Bottles of wine that retail for $15 are going by the glass for that price or more. Understandably, guests are increasingly frustrated. In response to …

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