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Truck Full of Domino's Pizza Dough Crashes, Dough Rises Across Road

Oh, dough. It was a sticky situation in Indianapolis this morning: A semi-truck carrying hundreds of individual balls of pizza dough crashed into a highway overpass, spilling rising dough across the road. A video from the Associated Press shows dirty dough balls covering the street. Show More Summary

Are Room Temperature Cocktails a Trend Worth Exploring?

Do cocktails taste better at room temperature? Drinks served without ice are quietly reappearing at some cocktail bars. But is there a compelling reason for them to exist? For example, Jim Kearns — bar director of New York's The Happiest...Show More Summary

Vibrio Poisoning Has Killed 13 People in Florida This Year

The bacteria is found in raw seafood, particularly oysters. Bad news for oyster lovers: This week, the state of Florida reported that 42 people — more than in any year since 2008 — have fallen ill after consuming seafood containing the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus. Show More Summary

Starbucks Customer Burnt by Hot Water Seeks $132K

The lawsuit claims she suffered first- and second-degree burns. Starbucks is in hot water with one of its customers. According to Oregon Live, Julia A. Garcia is suing the coffee giant for $132,235 after being served a cup of hot water...Show More Summary

McDonald's Is Getting Rid of Its Dollar Menu

Fret not: It'll be replaced with a two-for-$2 menu. Heads up, thrifty drive-thru junkies: McDonald's is revamping its Dollar Menu. Come January, the fast food behemoth will replace it with a new "McPick 2" menu, reports the Associated Press. Show More Summary

Lawsuit Details Horrific Abuse of Mentally Disabled Restaurant Worker

The long-time employee was allegedly forced to work 120 hours a week. The owners of a South Carolina restaurant are being accused of horrific treatment of a long-time employee. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a mentally...Show More Summary

Why Running a Good Airport Restaurant Is So Difficult

For chefs, airport restaurants are challenging — but worth it. It seems like a cruel trick that holiday travel season coincides with some of the year's worst weather, forcing many of us to subsist on lame $15 deli sandwiches and $9 Bud...Show More Summary

Ask A Somm: What’s the Best Wine to Drink With Thanksgiving Dinner?

Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. Restaurateur Michael Kornick of Chicago hospitality group DMK Restaurants might be best known for his work in the kitchen, at places like mk and Rec Room, but the chef is likewise an avid wine collector. Show More Summary

New Harvard Study Shows Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Drink up. Coffee drinkers can now feel guilt-free when they reach for their second (or third) cup of the day. According to The New York Times, a study has concluded that coffee drinkers have a lower mortality rate than those who do not consume the beverage. Show More Summary

McDonald's Hiring Spree; A New Fine-Dining Delivery Service

Plus, Surge soda in slushy form and more restaurant news. — McDonald's Arizona has embarked upon a sudden hiring spree. Franchisees across the state are looking to hire 2,000 new employees this week, according to Clearly,...Show More Summary

'Gender Friendly' Beer Ads Are in the Works; Yelp Wants to Make Nice With Small Businesses

And, Cate Blanchett and Jimmy Fallon share a mint while talking about Subway. — Macho, mass-market beer ads have often been associated sexism to varying degrees, but Anheuser-Busch InBev, the maker of Budweiser and traditionally bro-tastic...Show More Summary

Celebrating the 2015 Eater Awards at The Standard High Line

A party in honor of this year's best of the best. The 2015 Eater Awards — recognizing the top restaurants, bars, and industry players in the food world — were announced yesterday and were celebrated at an event at The Standard High Line in New York's Meatpacking District on Monday night. Show More Summary

Google Bribes Users to Post Restaurant Reviewers

Google is still trying to beat Yelp at the user review game. Google is trying to beef up its Local Guides feature, a piece of Google Maps that feels and acts like Yelp or Foursquare in giving recommendations and offering user-generated insights into businesses like restaurants. Show More Summary

Christopher Kimball Leaves Cook's Illustrated; Food & Wine Magazine Loses Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin

Cowin is going on to run Chefs Club, Time Inc.'s restaurant project. So far this week, two prominent members in the world of food media announced their plans to leave longstanding roles for new projects. First, yesterday, the Board of...Show More Summary

Who’s Really Powering Restaurant Recommendation Apps: Humans or Robots?

Two recommendation apps take a different approach. So which is better: AI or the human touch? We're constantly talking to our tech, and it's finally listening. You can ask Alexa, the virtual "assistant" who lives in Amazon Echo's smart wireless speaker, what the weather will be like on your walk to work and "she" tells you. Show More Summary

A Field Guide to Cognac

A comprehensive guide to Cognac. Eater Drinks recently took a broad look at the world of brandy, hammering home the point that not all brandy is Cognac. Now though, it's time to focus on France's Cognac region and offer a thorough explanation...Show More Summary

Lucky 10-Year-Old Snags Coveted Reservation at Sukiyabashi Jiro

You still haven't even gone to Tokyo. What are you even doing with your life. Life's tough if you're a kid. You have to eat your vegetables. You have to go to school. You have to be in bed by a certain time. You get to go eat at Sukiyabashi Jiro. Er. Maybe life's not too tough if you're Clark Sandaluk. Show More Summary

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