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No smoking!

Smoking in restaurants has a long history. As does opposition to smoking in restaurants.

In the 19th century there were few eating places that did not sell cigars and host cigar smokers. 938 more words


5 Options for Choosing Local Instead of Chain Businesses in Gatlinburg

Sometimes the choices can be a bit overwhelming when you are searching for a place to eat in Gatlinburg. This may result in you getting a bit comfortable with the places you normally stop and visit in your day-to-day busy lifestyle. 845 more words

Bacon - the hot new restaurant ingredient [classic article]

According to Chain Leader, bacon is the hot new restaurant ingredient. Spurred by the now-passe’ Atkins diet, as well as an increase in fat into gourmet recipes (such as confit, etc.), as well as being an inexpensive ingredient, you’ll find it everywhere. 166 more words


Chain reaction

Don’t be fooled by first appearances. These could easily be disgruntled punters beating a quick retreat; or troublemakers that have been shown the door. In reality this is the former… 406 more words


Cactus Club - Yelp Elite Event

I write reviews on Yelp solely to get invited to their ‘elite’ parties. Most recently, I attended a Taste of Cactus Club. Holy smokes – their management team (Elim, Jim, Curtis and Kurt) can throw down. 813 more words


The Food Revolution Cannot be Co-opted

Ordinarily I wouldn’t be much concerned about the closing of chain restaurants but this story caught my eye because of the clueless reasoning behind it. 345 more words

Contemporary Food Culture

The Gray-Collar War: 5 ways for restaurants to remain competitive

The Gray-Collar War

By Gretchen Van Vlymen, Head of HR, StratEx

Workers in the restaurant industry are unique in that they don’t fall into the standard characterizations of blue collar vs. 567 more words

Hospitality Management