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I don’t know how I found Kenny’s Cafe, but once there I couldn’t stop looking. I walked from the Santa Clara Caltrain stop on a hot summer day, thinking, Does this place really exist? So when I finally found it, relief mingled with amazement, then turned into sheer delight. In the middle of the room, …

A Cornish cafe owner said a ‘vindictive’ customer tried to shut down the small business over a dispute over gluten allergies – rallying a Facebook crowd to a ‘threatening witch hunt’ and even by calling Trading Standards. Emma Price, co-owner of The Lighthouse cafe in Mevagissey, said the argument started when she told the woman …

Here’s some hard-to-swallow news for the cranky who say the pandemic has doomed fine dining in favor of shareable plates, jaw-dropping seats, and jaw-dropping noise levels. On the contrary, restaurants are returning to luxurious comfort and classically inspired cuisine – and the astronomical prices that come with them. It may seem counterintuitive at a time …

We all give ourselves that shine and post-containment refreshment. But a popular Aberdeenshire cafe not only reopened with a new look, it also created more space for patrons. Barn in Foveran has been a must visit for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and cake since it opened in 2018. But with its new look (and additional dog-friendly …

London kebabs are a staple of the late night meal and nothing is quite as good as a 3am Doner when you really need some food before bed. Today, the kebab has reinvented itself. From the team behind the four Le Bab stores in London, Kebab Queen is unlike any other kebab store. READ MORE:London’s …

Photo by Cole Saladino for Thrillist When James Kent and Jeff Katz opened Crown Shy on the ground floor of a historic skyscraper in March 2019, the project provided a chic space that reimagined what dining might look like near office buildings and relaxed happy hour bars in the financial district. Now 63 floors above …

One of Donegal’s most famous cafes is closing for the last time on Saturday night after serving Donegal audiences for over an incredible 70 years. The Baskins Cafe in Dunkineely has been a stopping point for generations of Donegal families who have always been guaranteed a great meal. Now owners Thomas and Frances Baskin decided …

Josiah Citrin is almost ready to reveal his next restaurant, a laid-back chicken operation that will focus on the acclaimed chef’s poultry recipes. Taking off its menu at Mélisse, Citrin’s so-called “dirty chicken” will form the backbone of the unnamed restaurant, which will open at 2428 Main Street in Santa Monica. Unlike many roast chicken …

A bakery opens in an east-east Dallas mall that’s dying for something like this. Called Lubella’s pastry shop, it’s a new boutique at 10323 Ferguson Rd. from pastry chef Maria Becerra, and it’s opening at Casa View Center, a newly renovated 1950s mall at the intersection of Gus Thomasson Road. Becerra has baked for fine …

I can’t speak to the decades of impressions Mama’s Cafe has left in San Antonio since it opened in 1981, spread to multiple locations, and then contract to just one. By the time I first sat down at Mama’s in 2019, it was the twilight of a long slide that would end with Mama shutting …

Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland Courtney Kennedy remembers the relief she felt when she lost her job. She worked in the kitchen at Flora Bar, the upscale and highly regarded restaurant located inside an iconic Brutalist museum on the Upper East Side. Highlights of the restaurant’s dinner menu included flat omelets topped with multiple caviar dumplings and …

A brand new restaurant that will give a major boost to the local hospitality industry will open in Folkestone later this year. Anne’s Restaurant was created by Folkestone College on the corner of its campus at Shorncliffe Road, and will provide training opportunities for aspiring chefs and dining professionals, as well as 22 jobs for …

Cafe owner Bob Barbar has experienced six closures, and now two of his family businesses have been listed as exhibition sites during the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne. Key points: The Jolly Miller Cafe has been listed as a Level 2 exhibition site Owner Bob Barbar says he’s just breaking even after paying staff salaries …

Let’s go for True BBQ and Whiskey Bar in downtown Griffith. The modern barbecue restaurant, which opened in Munster in 2014 and expanded into downtown Crown Point last year, plans to move into the former Twincade space at 106 N. Broad St. in Griffith town center. The popular arcade bar on the prominent corner of …

Doubling down on setting up high-energy, experiential fine dining, the founders of Los Angeles-based The Madera Group launched a new hospitality business with plans for growth: Noble 33. The Madera Group was the parent of the fast-casual Tocaya concept, which last week merged with Tender Greens under a new company called One Table Restaurant Brands, …

A roadside cafe on the A46 may not seem like the place to be for authentic Italian cuisine, but for the past nine years, Six Hills Cafe has been wowing patrons with its food, from pizzas to pastry shops. The cafe, run by owner and chef Carmelo Percolla, was named “Best Coffee” at the 2019 …

NORTH MUSKEGON, MI – Nine months after a North Muskegon cafe closed, the renowned restaurant opens with an artisan menu and a robust wine list. Owner Tresha Kidder closed 4 Corners Café in November 2020 when bars and restaurants were ordered for the second time to close restaurants indoors to prevent the spread of COVID-19. …

Hackney Town Hall A new cafe in Stoke Newington offering evening cocktails has sought to reassure residents that it wants to avoid disturbing them. Daniel Fico said the two-story cafe run by Atlas Grinds Ltd will be “a very community place” and will be LGBTQIA + friendly. The app says: “We take care of families …

Welcome to pm Intel, your roundup of Bay Area food and restaurant news. Tips are always welcome, drop them here. Chef Michael Mina has closed his eponymous fine dining destination in the Financial District to make way for a new restaurant that draws inspiration from his Greek heritage and Aqua, the seafood restaurant where he …

Visitors to a North Staffordshire tourist attraction will soon be able to dine in style at a new restaurant. The Great British Experience Company has partnered with Wedgwood for the business, called Lunar. The team, who originally started out with a drive-in cinema at Sandon Hall, hope to bring their passion and wealth of experience …