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Ted Anderson joins JOEY as the new Concept Development Chef

Meet Ted Anderson. He’ll be joining Executive Chef Chris Mills at JOEY as their new Concept Development Chef.

A born and raised Vancouverite, Ted began his career at Grouse Mountain’s Grouse Nest Restaurant, He has gathered a wealth of experience over the years, working with different mentors around the city including the likes of Don Letendre and David Hawksworth. 155 more words



If you’re surprised that I’ve written a review of Bill’s the main thing I can say is this – me too. I had written it off: it’s always struck me as a chain trying its damnedest to convince people that it isn’t one, the rustic reclaimed school chairs and blackboards full of homespun quotes a sleight of hand concealing a respectable-sized chain (over fifty restaurants and growing), backed by Richard Caring, who also owns or has owned parts of Strada, Carluccio’s and Cote. 1,710 more words


5 Chains Berks County Is Missing

Berks County’s restaurant scene is constantly growing. New restaurants are opening all the time, and that’s a great thing. And while most of the restaurants are small, independent places, we have also seen an influx of chains in recent years. 797 more words

Berks County

Managing Food Costs

According to the Bureau of Statistics, the cost to guests dining in full-service restaurants was 2.2 percent higher than the year prior. The increases in cost of meats (beef and veal in particular), fish, eggs, and produce were 10.7 percent higher than in 2013. 221 more words

Global Market Buzz

Turns Out, People Want Seafood At Red Lobster

NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out people go to Red Lobster for the seafood.

The struggling chain on Monday plans to announce another revamped menu that removes dishes including Spicy Tortilla Soup and a Wood-Grilled Pork Chop, while tacking on more dishes featuring lobster. 367 more words

National News

Bro-ing Out with the Apple of My Eye

Welcome to another edition of Mastication Monologues!  If it’s your first time on here or you’re a longtime fan, you’re in for a treat.  I’m all about finding and trying new and unique restaurants, and today’s establishment definitely falls into both categories.   785 more words


Restaurant Review: Umami Burger

Having been to the original legit LA location, I inevitably had some expectations for this place. Wicker Park is an awesome choice for the first space-right near Damen where it is happening. 340 more words