Restaurants

May 08, 2019 - 8:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A famous South American chef says he was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport. Virgilio Martinez, chef-owner of Central restaurant in Peru, tells the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that he hoped to serve the predatory, sharp-...
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A group of attendees take photos while waiting in line for the keynote address of the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 07, 2019 - 1:37 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Google conference in California (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Google says its artificial intelligence assistant will get a series of updates this year, including one that lets it book rental cars and movie tickets for you. Google says Assistant will be...
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Customers wait in line for service at Godiva's new cafe in New York, Tuesday April 16, 2019. Godiva, the private Belgium chocolate maker, is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates. The confectioner is rolling out 2,000 cafes that will serve a complete menu of items like the croiffle, a croissant and waffle hybrid. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 17, 2019 - 12:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates. The Belgium confectioner is rolling out 2,000 cafes over the next six years that will serve a complete menu of items like the croiffle, a croissant and waffle hybrid that's stuffed with fillings like cheese or...
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 photo, pedestrians walk past the Lucky Lee's restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. The owner has drawn backlash for touting offerings of “clean” American-Chinese cuisine, renewing debate about cultural appropriation in the restaurant world. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
April 12, 2019 - 8:50 pm
A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering debate about stereotyping and cultural appropriation in the restaurant world. Arielle Haspel, who is...
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 photo, pedestrians walk past the Lucky Lee's restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. The owner has drawn backlash for touting offerings of “clean” American-Chinese cuisine, renewing debate about cultural appropriation in the restaurant world. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
April 12, 2019 - 12:35 pm
A Jewish woman who touted her New York City eatery as offering "clean" American-Chinese cuisine has become the latest restaurateur accused of stereotyping and cultural appropriation. Lucky Lee's, which opened this week in Greenwich Village, reignited the debate about how chefs should handle cooking...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 02, 2019 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has posted a "Thank you" message to Nationals fans and the city of Washington on Instagram, hours before he plays his first game against his former team. Harper spent his first seven major league seasons in Washington before leaving as a free agent and signing with...
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Brenda's Bites
March 28, 2019 - 2:42 pm
Local Restaurant Week, the bi-annual bites bonanza is springing up, running for the season from April 1 – 7. For diners, it’s an opportunity to eat up the local culture by sampling new foods and experiences at area independent restaurants. Corresponding with the year, dining features are priced at...
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People watch a television in a pub showing Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a vote of Brexit deal at the House of Commons, in Brussels, Tuesday March 12, 2019. In an Irish pub in the Belgian capital, a group of Brexit opponents has gathered to watch British lawmakers vote on their country's future in the European Union. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 12, 2019 - 6:14 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A small group of British citizens who oppose Brexit were in an Irish pub in Belgium's capital when they watched a vote on their country's future. The Britons drinking beer in Brussels had their eyes fixed intently on the James Joyce pub's TV as lawmakers in London said "yea" or "nay...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, waits to speak at the Story County Democrats' annual soup supper fundraiser in Ames, Iowa. Hickenlooper is running for president, becoming the second governor to jump into the sprawling Democratic 2020 contest. Hickenlooper is a former brewpub owner and Denver mayor who hopes his two terms governing a swing state shows that he can unite the country. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 04, 2019 - 7:53 am
DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is running for president. Hickenlooper becomes the second governor to jump into the sprawling Democratic 2020 contest. He is a former brewpub owner and Denver mayor who hopes his two terms governing a swing state shows that he can unite the...
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March 04, 2019 - 6:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is running for president. Hickenlooper becomes the second governor to jump into the sprawling Democratic 2020 contest. He is a former brewpub owner and Denver mayor who hopes his two terms governing a swing state shows that he can unite the...
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