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October 30, 2013
Hinoki and the Bird - Inspired By Travel
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Hinoki and the Bird - Inspired By Travel // David Myers, chef/owner of LA's Hinoki and the Bird, explains the design philosophy, menu planning, and origin story behind the well-received new restaurant, which opened in January.
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PeopleMatter Overview
playPeopleMatter Overview // Make your people matter. See why PeopleMatter's online restaurant software platform is everything you need to hire, train, schedule, and communicate with great employees in one, easy-to-use system. Play now.
News Today
Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Now Even Scarcer
playPappy Van Winkle Bourbon Now Even Scarcer // The Buffalo Trace Distillery in Kentucky noticed recently it was missing 65 cases of its 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle, one of the rarest bourbons in the world.
How's the Wait? Check the Webcam.
playHow's the Wait? Check the Webcam. // Pizzeria Delfina in San Francisco recently trained a webcam on its chalkboard wait list. Customers can check this live video feed and estimate the wait time before they come in.
Beer and Bacon Milkshake for NASCAR Fans
playBeer and Bacon Milkshake for NASCAR Fans // Levy Restaurants executive chef Joel Pena created the "Shake 'n Bacon Brew," to be made only October 31 through November 3 at Texas Motor Speedway.
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NEO Ice Machine
playNEO Ice Machine // NEO, the everywhere-you-need Ice Machine from Manitowoc Ice. Enhanced production capacities make NEO the new standard in undercounter ice machines.
Brand Marketing
play"Come Home to Pal's" // Pal's, a 25-location chain based in Kingsport, Tennessee, is spearheading a contest to bring a local expat home for the holidays. The move capitalizes on the chain's special cachet with customers.
P.F. Chang's New Fall Seasonal Menu
playP.F. Chang's New Fall Seasonal Menu // P.F. Chang's recently rolled out its Fall Seasonal Menu for this year. Fall ingredients like kale and butternut squash make appearances. This spot highlights a few of the new dishes.
Classic Italian Bake at Macaroni Grill
playClassic Italian Bake at Macaroni Grill // This ad for the new menu at Romano's Macaroni Grill highlights the preparation of the meatballs in one new item, the Classic Italian Bake.
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BEOND: Powered by Buzztime
playBEOND: Powered by Buzztime // BEOND is the first social, mobile, entertainment, and marketing platform for the bar and restaurant industry. Buzztime BEOND offers in-venue digital programming, branded competitive digital games, and check-in rewards.
Culinary Class
Meadowood Aims to Elevate Vegetables
playMeadowood Aims to Elevate Vegetables // Christopher Kostow, chef at St. Helena, California's Michelin three-starred The Restaurant at Meadowood, talks about preparing the vegetables that drive his tasting menu.
Hot Olive Puffs from Chef Sarah Simmons
playHot Olive Puffs from Chef Sarah Simmons // Sarah Simmons, founder and chef of City Grit in NYC, reminisces about her Southern childhood and food influences. She also shows how she makes olive puffs, an old favorite dish.
Moto's
playMoto's "Campfire Boar" Course // Watch Chef Richard Farina of Moto Restaurant in Chicago put together the Campfire Boar course, made with braised leg, green mole, mesquite, and other ingredients.
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Table Tracker by LRS: The Restaurant GPS Tracker
playTable Tracker by LRS: The Restaurant GPS Tracker // Long Range Systems developed the Table Tracker for restaurants to track guests' table locations. This GPS tracker-type system is designed for casual-dining restaurants to accurately deliver orders to the correct customers.
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