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Chick-fil-A Opens Restaurant in the Bronx

NEW YORK — A new Chick-fil-A restaurant serving the chain’s signature chicken sandwiches and waffle fries has opened in the Bronx. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Roberto Ruiz as the independent franchised local Owner-Operator. Located at 201 East Fordham Road, Chick-fil-A East Fordham Road will be open for dine-in and carry-out from 7 a.m. to 9 […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Opens 100th GO Location

Buffalo Wild Wings celebrated the opening of its 100th standalone BWW GO location on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, marking a significant milestone in the brand’s expansion. The location is at 1258 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan and operated by franchisee the Munson Restaurant Group. With a focus on speed, efficiency, and quality, BWW GO […]

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Avra Group to Build 20,000 Square Foot Restaurant Above Penn Station

NEW YORK — Vornado Realty Trust announced that The Avra Group will open its famed Mediterranean restaurant in THE PENN DISTRICT, sitting directly atop Penn Station. The restaurant, which will be located at 390 Ninth Avenue at 33rd Street, will feature a 150-seat outdoor café, and serve as the cornerstone of an extensive food and beverage program in […]

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Now Thru April 21

Spring is here in the Hudson Valley and it’s time for Spring 2024 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. A record number of eateries are participating in this celebration of the  culinary scene. Over 140 restaurants in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Ulster, Orange, Sullivan, Dutchess and Greene counties are offering prix fixe prices for lunch and dinner from […]

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NYC Named Top City for Food and Drinks

NEW YORK — FOOD & WINE magazine has revealed its 2024 Global Tastemakers awards, a celebration of the best food and drink experiences and destinations in the U.S. and abroad. From the best restaurants and bars to the best cities, hotels, cruises, airports, and airlines for food and drink, the results were curated and ranked […]

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Levain Bakery Opens New Store in Flatiron District

Levain Bakery, maker of gourmet cookies, has opened its eighth store in New York City with a new location at 2 W. 18th St. in the Flatiron District. Levain says opening day proceeds will be donated to Hot Bread Kitchen. Hot Bread Kitchen’s mission is to create economic opportunity for women and gender-expansive people, immigrants, […]

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Chick-Fil-A Opens First Mobile Order Pickup Location

Chick-fil-A has opened its first-ever mobile pickup restaurant in the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City. This new restaurant is one of two innovative, digital-focused test concepts the restaurant company is opening – the second of which is the elevated drive-thru concept projected to open later this year. Chick-fil-A at 79th Street & […]

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Ivory Peacock Bar in NYC Hosting Taylor Swift Themed Brunch

Fans of pop superstar and NYC resident Taylor Swift take note! The Ivory Peacock Bar in Manhattan is holding a Taylor Swift themed brunch this Saturday, March 30 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The price is $34 per person plus tax and 20% gratuity added on. Tickets are required and can be purchased on […]

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Panera Bread Hit by National Tech Outage

The Panera Bread chain has been hit by a massive tech outage that has knocked out the company’s computer systems affecting orders nationwide. Panera’s website and app have been down since Saturday morning and not able to accept orders. It’s unclear if the company has been hit by a cyber attack or if it is […]

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Saratoga County Launches Restaurant Week

The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce has launched Restaurant Week for Saratoga restaurants from March 6th – March 14th.  Restaurants will offer $15 lunch specials, $25 dinner specials or $45 dinner specials. The price does not include tax or tip. Please Note: Some restaurants may not be open on Sundays-Tuesdays.  Please check with each restaurant […]

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Herbie’s Burgers Opens at Empire State Plaza in Albany

Herbie’s Burgers, a small chain of restaurants specializing in burgers and shakes, has opened its sixth location in the concourse of the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Herbie’s replaces a former McDonald’s which closed in October after nearly 27 years in business when it’s lease expired. Each Herbie’s burger is made to order. The Empire […]

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Schenectady to Hold Restaurant Week Until March 3

The city of Schenectady is holding Restaurant Week  from February 26 – March 3. Enjoy a week of multi-course meals at participating Schenectady restaurants for the special fixed price of $20 for a minimum two-course lunch menu, $30 for a minimum three-course dinner menu and/or $40 for a minimum three-course dinner menu. Schenectady Restaurant Week […]

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KFC Launches Chizza With Popup Store in NYC

The KFC chain is introducing a bizarre new food item combining pizza and chicken filets. Starting Feb. 26 for a limited time, KFC is introducing the international smash hit, Chizza (“cheet-za”), to KFC menus in the U.S. It’s not pizza, it’s Chizza: two 100% white meat Extra Crispy fried chicken filets topped with zesty marinara […]

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Leopard Des Artistes Restaurant in NYC Names New Executive Chef

NEW YORK — The Leopard at des Artistes, an Italian restaurant nestled in the historic Hotel Des Artistes in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, has appointed Vincenzo Adamo as the new Executive Chef. Operated under the Il Gattopardo Group, The Leopard is set to embark on a new culinary chapter with Chef Vincenzo at the helm. Born and […]

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Flagship Carlo’s Bake Shop Opens in Times Square

NEW YORK — Buddy Valastro — best known for his reality show Cake Boss — is opening a brand new, 1,200 square foot flagship Carlo’s Bake Shop right in the heart of Times Square at 1500 Broadway (at Seventh Avenue and West 43rd Street, near CBS Studios). The new location is a sweet glimpse into the […]