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Restaurants, small businesses feeling the squeeze of Sask. tax increases

Come April 1, a six per cent Provincial Sales Tax (PST) will be tacked on to all restaurant meal and snack bills in Saskatchewan.

This, plus the good and services tax (GST) of five per cent, will see a total 11 per cent added to restaurant tabs. 366 more words


Increasing Awareness and Taking Names

The restaurant scene in Edmonton, although just finding its face, is thriving under the excitement of the culinary community throughout the city. With any developing industry there is an increased amount of stress and long work hours and the restaurant industry is no exception. 648 more words

WD~50: The Last Days of Wylie Dufresne's New York City Restaurant | TIME

On Nov. 30, 2014, many of the food world’s biggest names arrived at 50 Clinton Street in the city’s Lower East Side. David Chang was there. 29 more words

Birthday Ideas NYC

First blog post of 2017- a rant, of sorts...

First blog of the new year (a belated Happy New Year to all!), and it’s now a month into 2017. Apparently according to the Bible, the number 17 is about “ 472 more words


Empowering youth in the kitchen

For the past 20 years, Kids in the Hall has been helping at-risk youth chart a different course through employment in the restaurant industry. “All the youth we’re working with are coming out of the criminal justice system, safe houses, gangs, stuff like that, and we help them in outreach to develop connections and then we teach them employment and school readiness skills by working in our bistro,” explains program manager Calvin Avery. 389 more words


My Marketin' Strategy (Empathy - based)

Marketin’ and Advertisin’ are old games. Ever since the dawn of man, we’ve used ways to divert our desired person attention so that we can persuade them. 450 more words

There's A Massive Restaurant Bubble, And It's About To Burst, by Tyler Durden

Governments are strangling the restaurant industry. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

In January 2009, just three days after his inauguration, an arrogant President Obama, a “community organizer” and one-term senator from Illinois, proclaimed to then Republican Whip Eric Cantor that “elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won.” 260 more words