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Saru Jayaraman laughs at the $25 hamburger and other restaurant myths
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Author and activist Saru Jayaraman signed copies of her controversial book, Behind the Kitchen Door last week during her appearance at the Central Library. I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard, during the years I was a server, a customer gripe: “If your employer would pay you a decent wage, I […]

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Has Oregon’s higher minimum wage hurt our restaurant industry?
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Melvin “Mel” Sickler, a representative of the National Restaurant Association, recently told a U.S. Senate committee to put the brakes on a bill that would increase the federal minimum wage and tie it to inflation. Why? Boosting the hourly minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 would reduce the number of jobs in the food service […]

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Olympic Restaurant in Belleville sued by former waitress | Madison Record
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A former waitress at a Belleville restaurant says she was harassed on the job, witnessed improper payments to employees and then was fired for reporting both.

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Landry’s sues new seafood restaurant in non-compete feud, putting
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The much-anticipated opening of Mr. Peeples Seafood + Steaks at 1911 Bagby in Midtown has been delayed time and time again. And after tweeting about its final touches in early March, it seems …

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Restaurant’s Attempt to Counter-Sue Busboy is Rejected by Court | WaiterPay.com
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El Porrón, a New York tapas restaurant, was rebuffed in its attempt to file a lawsuit against a busboy who is suing the restaurant for minimum wage and overtime violations and sexual harassment on the basis of sexual orientation.

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Restaurant’s Attempt to Counter-Sue Busboy is Rejected by Court | WaiterPay.com
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El Porrón, a New York tapas restaurant, was rebuffed in its attempt to file a lawsuit against a busboy who is suing the restaurant for minimum wage and overtime violations and sexual harassment on the basis of sexual orientation.

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Elderflower power from issue 91 of CLASS Magazine at diffordsguide
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CLASS Magazine article: Elderflower power. Taken from this weeks issue St-Germain – Australia Day – Alternative Drinking – Leicester Square – Rare Bacardi – Mr Buckley’s

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Restaurants like Michael Jordan’s Steak House, Culina aim to satisfy with supersized desserts | Dessert Trends content from Nation’s Restaurant News
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Elaborate concoctions feature multiple layers of flavors at restaurants like Michael Jordan’s Steak House, Village Tavern and others

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Some New York City Restaurants Ban Food Photography By Customers – CBS New York
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If you’re one of the thousands of people who snap pictures of your food and instantly share them on social media, you might be surprised to learn that some restaurants are now banning photos of their food.

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