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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 …

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 …