Restaurants

February 05, 2018 - 8:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — A convention center in Cleveland says it's turning a Cold War-era aircraft into a stationary restaurant in a bid to attract more visitors with a distinctive dining experience. The Plain Dealer reports the Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter used for mid-flight refueling had been...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, meaning "Strange Cafe" in Japanese, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 02, 2018 - 7:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe." The single-armed robot...
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Robot barista named "Sawyer" makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, meaning "Strange Cafe" in Japanese, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The cafe's robot barista brews and serves coffee as the rapidly aging country seeks to adapt to shrinking workforce. The arm robot "Sawyer" debuted this week in Tokyo‘s downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 02, 2018 - 8:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at Henna Cafe in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya. The shop's name in Japanese means "strange cafe." The single-armed...
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This undated picture provided by the PR agent of the Sebastien Bras restaurant, Le Suquet, in Laguiole, central France, shows French cook Sebastien Bras. In an unprecedented move, the Michelin guide allowed on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 a three-star chef to withdraw his restaurant from its prestigious listings. Sebastien Bras had announced in September that he didn't want Le Suquet restaurant in southern France to figure in the guide anymore because of the huge pressure involved. (Jean-Louis Bellurget/Bras via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — In an unprecedented move, the Michelin guide allowed three-star chef to withdraw his restaurant from its prestigious listings on Tuesday. Sebastien Bras had announced in September that he didn't want Le Suquet restaurant in southern France to figure in the guide anymore because of the...
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Photo Courtesy: Terry Tong
January 29, 2018 - 10:42 pm
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - Multiple fire companies reponded to a fire at May Jen chinese restaurant on Kenmore Avenue near Main Street late Monday afternoon. The fire, which may have started in the kitchen and spread through the roof of the restaurant, left hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage...
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January 25, 2018 - 2:26 am
SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A former Long Island deli owner who gave away thousands of sandwiches to rescue workers in the aftermath of 9/11 will attend the State of the Union address on Jan. 30. Republican U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin invited Donato Panico to attend President Donald Trump's first State of the...
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Justin Thomas drives from the 17th tee during the first round of the Sony Open golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing. Everyone had their phones. Everyone received the same push alert. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." "All the alarms went...
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January 13, 2018 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A famed New York City pub that has been a part of the Washington Heights neighborhood landscape for decades is not closing after all. After word got out earlier this week that Coogan's would be closing because of a rent increase, supporters including "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel...
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Brenda's Bites
January 11, 2018 - 2:47 pm
A new year brings new things to sink our teeth into and some tasty trends for 2018 have already been served up. PIZZA For the pizza lovers among us, the foodies at Fast Casual.com says to expect “Detroit-style” pizza, which is a thick crust pie in a square shape . Detroit? Lots of pizza places in...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby referenced the #MeToo movement after a dinner at an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the 80-year-old comedian was dining with an old friend and his publicist, and some members of the media were invited to document the event. The...
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