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February 20, 2014
A Subterranean Farm in London
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A Subterranean Farm in London // A former World War II bomb shelter in London was recently converted into a 2.5-acre commercial urban farm. Situated 12 stories beneath London, it supplies some of the city's restaurants with produce. Subscribe to FSR magazine and go deeper in the May issue.
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Texas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
playTexas Pete TV: Dickey's Barbecue Pit // See how Texas Pete Hot Sauce partners with Dickey's Barbecue Pit to add some heat to its menu. In 2014, the barbecue chain will team up with the hot sauce brand for new menu items its customers will love.
News Today
How Starbucks Is Canceling the
playHow Starbucks Is Canceling the "Coffee Apocalypse" // On a 600-acre coffee farm in Costa Rica, Starbucks is fighting a massive fungus outbreak that threatens to end the entire Arabica coffee plant species.
Contemporary Sochi Cuisine
playContemporary Sochi Cuisine // With the world's attention drawn to Sochi by the Olympics, CNN explores Russian fine dining with the help of Chef Elena Chekalova.
Now You Can
playNow You Can "Win" a Restaurant // Pace Food + Drink in Santa Barbara, California, figured out a unique way to pass the torch to new owners. The restaurant is holding a contest, and the winner will be transitioned into ownership.
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Attune II Drive-Thru Communications System
playAttune II Drive-Thru Communications System // The Attune II drive-thru communications system was designed to boost customer satisfaction through improved speed of service and order accuracy in the drive thru, and provide managers with ongoing operational support via video monitoring and audio recording capabilities.
Brand Marketing
Sweetgreen's 2014 Music Festival
playSweetgreen's 2014 Music Festival // Fast-casual salad chain Sweetgreen announces the artists booked for its annual summer music festival, Sweetlife, in this video. Held near Baltimore, this year's lineup includes some big names.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe's Veggie Smoothies
playTropical Smoothie Cafe's Veggie Smoothies // Tropical Smoothie Cafe's winter ad campaign features surfing and lots of sun, as seen in this promotion for its Island Green Smoothie and Caribbean C-burst Smoothie.
play"Fandamentals" from Buffalo Wild Wings // To gear up for March Madness, Buffalo Wild Wings created a comedic Web series instructing fans on proper celebration techniques and other "Fandamentals."
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EyePlay: Virtual Indoor Playground
playEyePlay: Virtual Indoor Playground // Transform Your Space Into A Kid's Experience. EyePlay is a virtual indoor playground that engages children, gets them active, has no wear and tear, and is germ free!
Culinary Class
Del Posto's Gluten-Free Pasta
playDel Posto's Gluten-Free Pasta // Chef Mark Ladner of Del Posto in New York developed gluten-free versions of the restaurant's entire pasta menu to provide "a seamless experience" to guests with gluten intolerance.
The Detroit Institute of Bagels
playThe Detroit Institute of Bagels // Brothers Ben and Dan Newman began selling bagels out of their Detroit kitchen in 2011. Since then, they've fully renovated a storefront, and their shop has grown to 25 employees.
This Winter's Tasting Menu at Annisa
playThis Winter's Tasting Menu at Annisa // This video gives a tour of Chef Anita Lo's tasting menu this season at Annisa in New York. The restaurant is known for blurring cultural lines with its cuisine.
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The Ovention Matchbox Oven
playThe Ovention Matchbox Oven // Are you looking for an oven that will allow you to cook a broad menu of high-quality items quickly and doesn’t require a hood? If so, the Ovention Matchbox Oven Series is right for you.
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