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  • Taco Bell launches dollar menu

    Taco Bell has launched its version of a dollar menu. The Dollar Cravings menu, which features 11 items, is available starting today, according to the fast-food chain's website. Here's a sampling of what you can get for $1. -Cheese Roll Up -Caramel...
  • Dining Review: Kebab Daddy begets fresh offerings

    Dining Review: Kebab Daddy begets fresh offerings
    When you ask owners Jaina and John Orphali what kind of restaurant Kebab Daddy is, they hesitate. It’s got elements of Armenian, Lebanese, Mexican and classic American. Their focus on high-protein/low-fat meals makes it totally Californian as well....
  • Starbucks will test mobile stores on college campuses

    Starbucks is kicking the tires of the food truck business, with plans for mobile Starbucks stores to hit three college campuses this fall. The trucks, run by longtime Starbucks partner and food services giant Aramark, will circulate around Arizona...
  • Chef of the Moment: Smoke.Oil.Salt.'s Perfecto Rocher would throw out all his forks

    Chef of the Moment: Smoke.Oil.Salt.'s Perfecto Rocher would throw out all his forks
    Perfecto Rocher is the executive chef of Smoke.Oil.Salt., who also happens to be a third-generation paella maker from Spain’s Valencia region, where he worked at his grandfather’s restaurant. After hitchhiking to London (where he taught...
  • Hospice home videos keep memories of patients alive

    Hospice home videos keep memories of patients alive
    Faith Broadnax yanked out her breathing tube. If the "skinny white woman" with the camera — as the headstrong 80-year-old referred to hospice volunteer Maria McKenna — insisted on shooting video of her singing a hymn, she wasn't going to...
  • Fans Guide To Connecticut Open

    The Basics Site: Tennis Center at Yale, 45 Yale Ave, New Haven 2013 singles champion: Simona Halep Prize money: $690,000 Tickets: ctopen.org, 1-855-464-8366. Schedule Thursday: Quarterfinals, 1 p.m., ESPN2, and 7 p.m., Tennis Channel Friday:...
  • Idea of an L.A. Voteria is gaining currency

    Idea of an L.A. <i>Voteria </i>is<i> </i>gaining currency
    The proposal to enter L.A. voters into a cash prize lottery, for the sake of increasing turnout, is easy to attack on numerous fronts. My first reaction to last week's recommendation by the L.A. City Ethics Commission? Horror. Or maybe it wasn't...
  • Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens

    Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens
    Now arriving at the Halsted Green Line stop: your train, with a side of eggs. Chef Darryl Fuery, of South Deering, was awarded a contract last week by the CTA board to open Praise Chicago Restaurant, an eatery that Fuery says will not only satisfy the...
  • Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Tuesdays on the Terrace Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-397-4034 Soak up the last days of summer on the museum's terrace listening to jazz musicians with a buffet from Puck's Cafe. Using locally grown ingredients from the...
  • Lehigh Valley outdoors show at Kempton Fairgrounds this weekend

    Bob Danenhower likes to talk. Just ask anyone who has ever walked into his taxidermy shop or visited his bait-and-tackle shop during fishing months. He also knows how to listen, which is why there is a big change for the 2014 Lehigh Valley Hunting and...
  • Facing decline, Japan's pachinko industry tries offering a clean, well-lighted place

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's once-booming pachinko industry, grappling with a graying customer base and the threat of new competition from casinos, is adopting a softer touch and smoke-free zones to lure a new generation of players, particularly women....