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Video Interlude : Watch Amy Schumer's Fast Food Parody of Aaron Sorkin

Here's a hilarious fast food parody of Aaron Sorkin's show The Newsroom called "The Food Room." The clip, from tonight's episode of Inside Amy Schumer, features Schumer working in a fast food restaurant named "McDalmonds" alongside Sorkin regular Josh...

Booze Wire: Campari has purchased the Italian drinks...

Campari has purchased the Italian drinks company Fratelli Averna (Averna bitters, Braulio bitters, Limoncetta liqueur, Grappa Frattina) for a staggering €103M ($142.2M). Says Campari's CEO: "We are very well positioned to benefit from the market's growth potential, particularly in the...

Shack Attack: Shake Shack Announces First Baltimore Location

The expansion-minded team behind Shake Shack is on the move again: The popular burger chain has announced plans to open its first Baltimore location in "early 2015." According to the press release below, the restaurant "will be prominently located...

The Shutter: Rick Bayless has closed his only...

Rick Bayless has closed his only San Francisco restaurant Frontera Fresco. The restaurant was open for six years in the basement of a Macy's, and per a press release Bayless and company left to "re-focus their energies on new projects...

The Road to the 38: The Road to the 38: République in Los Angeles

Throughout the year, Restaurant Editor Bill Addison will travel the country to chronicle what's happening in America's dining scene and to formulate his list of the essential 38 restaurants in America. Follow his progress in this travelogue/review series, The...

Apps: Today Forbes profiles Sosh, a "digital...

Today Forbes profiles Sosh, a "digital concierge" service that recommends bars, coffee shops, and restaurants (among other services it performs). They're also partnering with OpenTable in order to help you actually get reservations at the places it recommends.

Review: Restaurant Review: Roberta's in NYC

Artisanal everything has become somewhat of a Brooklyn stereotype, the stuff of gentle mockery in Simon Rich stories and episodes of HBO's Girls. I no longer ask if the Kool-Aid is locally-powdered and house-diluted when dining out, because I...

Rumormongering: Boston's O Ya Rumored for NYC Expansion

Restaurateurs Tim and Nancy Cushman may be opening a New York City outpost of their essential Boston restaurant O Ya, reports Eater Boston. According to their "sources in New York" the Cushmans will open an O Ya within NYC's...

Review: Restaurant Review: Mapo Korean B.B.Q.

When I first visited Mapo Korean B.B.Q. last winter, Murray Hill, Queens was like something out of a Robert Frost poem: a tree-lined village green heaped with fresh snow, with a railroad platform at its center, an ancient church...

Lawsuits: A former Chipotle employee in NYC...

A former Chipotle employee in NYC is suing the company claiming they discriminated against her "on the basis of her actual and/or perceived status as a domestic violence victim." Natasha Velez claims that she was severely beaten by her ex-boyfriend,...

Yelp Wanted: Guy Fieri Boldly Invites 20 'Lucky' Yelpers to Preview His New Las Vegas Restaurant

Looks like Guy Fieri is trying to drum up some positive Yelp reviews for his upcoming Vegas restaurant Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar. The mayor of Flavortown is hosting a "Meet & Eat" this Thursday (the restaurant's slated...

Sriracha Woes: While the Huy Fong Foods factory...

While the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, California continues its battle against the local government (which has declared it a "public nuisance" thanks to the strong smells it produces), a Dallas legislator is on a crusade to convince the...

Video Interlude : Watch Bourdain Talk Parts Unknown and How Bocuse Is Like Muhammad Ali

Here's CNN's Erin Burnett interviewing Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain about his favorite experiences on the show. Bourdain reveals that shooting with chef Paul Bocuse in France was his "sentimental favorite" episode ("that goes deep into my many years...

Phone Culture: When NPR asked for stories about...

When NPR asked for stories about "smartphone use in public spaces," they heard from a lot (a lot) of servers and bartenders. Here's one server from Washington, DC restaurant the Red Hen: "Two people sitting at this table and I...

Gala Announcements: Eater Reviews Launch in Beta Today

Early this afternoon the first ever full-fledged restaurant reviews will debut on Eater. Bill Addison, Eater's roving Restaurant Editor, will share his thoughts on the white hot Los Angeles restaurant Republique. Ryan Sutton will compare Roberta's in Bushwick, Brooklyn...

@ferranadria: "I'm starting out on my digital...

"I'm starting out on my digital career. I'm looking for #bullinianos who want to join me." — Spanish chef Ferran Adrià is now on Twitter and is already using hashtags.

Pizza Wire: Melbourne Chef Wins World's Best Margherita Pizza Title

Australia is officially the home of the world's greatest margherita pizza: Johnny Di Francesco, the owner of 400 Gradi in a suburb of Melbourne, took home top honors at the Pizza World Championships, or Campionato Mondiale della Pizza, in...

Listage: Shrimp Prices Surge; Running a Restaurant: Tough

Bar Bolonat, NYC. · Shrimp-Price Surge Making Pad Thai More Costly · Running a Restaurant: Toughest Businesses in Town · What Keeps Diners Coming Back to a Restaurant? · Jamaica Reports Big Drop in Lionfish Sightings · At the...

Cupcake Wire: Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop, best...

Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop, best known for its giant cupcakes, is "shifting its energies from its own struggling" outlets to grocery stores. The company will be selling various sized cupcakes, cupcake-shaped ice cream cakes, and a Cronut knock-off called...

Video Interlude: Watch PDX Cart Queen Nong Poonsukwattana's TED Talk

Here's a video of this weekend's Portland, Oregon edition of gabfest TEDx, where food cart empire builder Nong Poonsukwattana (of Nong's Khao Man Gai) riffed on the conference's theme of "perfection." Poonsukwattana — who famously built her empire by...

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