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The Willows Inn Is One of America’s Best Restaurants

Eater critic Bill Addison unveils his 38 top picks from 2016 For the third year in a row, Eater’s indefatigable restaurant critic, Bill Addison, has cross-referenced his travel notes, dining receipts, and napkin scribbles from the past...Show More Summary

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Week

Party like Prohibition has ended, go on a date at the Zoo, and more to do this week. [ more › ]

Bachour Bakery + Bistro Offers Gorgeous Tarts, Specialty Teas for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. That means stressing over buying presents for co-workers and friends, along with the ordeal of taking items for office potlucks and holiday gatherings. This year, forget the mall and Publix and do your holiday shopping at Bachour Bakery + Bistro. Show More Summary

Prominent Iranian Lawyer, Writers Arrested With “Overwhelming Force” at Chain Murders Commemoration

Police and plainclothes security agents arrested a prominent human rights lawyer and several members of the Writers Association of Iran at a commemoration event for victims of the “chain murders” of dissidents in the 1990s by agents of the Iranian government. The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has learned that Nasser Zarafshan, the […]

SFO Has A Therapy Pig Now

She also performs a variety of tricks, including greeting people with her snout or a wave, twirling and standing up on her back hooves, and playing a toy piano. [ more › ]

Amazon Plans to Disrupt the Bodega Industry with "Amazon Go"

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Just a guy feelin' great about purchasing his individual food unit. LADO / Thank GOD. I was just about to write a 20,000-word thinkin' piece about how dangerously close human beings have been getting to their food sources lately. Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel Will Host The 2017 Oscars

While he's a veteran of this hosting circuit, this will be his first time doing the Oscars. [ more › ]

Where To Find Good Wine Lists in Las Vegas

Try one of these 18 restaurants and wine lounges to get your wine fix in Las Vegas It should come as no surprise that Las Vegas is competitive in the vino scene hosting world famous sommeliers, award-winning restaurants and wine lists and celebrity chefs who must have the perfect wine at their establishments. Show More Summary

Council subcommittee approves $100 million Pier 40 air-rights deal

A deal to transfer $100 million of air rights—which would fund Pier 40 repairs and green-light a large development across the street—was granted by a key New York City Council... To view the full story, click the title link.

Cold Snap Will Chill The Bay Area Down As Much As 30 Degrees On Wednesday

Brace for this early December chill to get a fair bit chillier, albeit temporarily, as a cold front moves into the Bay Area Wednesday morning and drops things into freezing territory pretty much everywhere, including San Francisco. [ more › ]

Is Assad the Author of ISIS? Did Iran Blow Up Assef Shawkat? And Other Tall Tales – By Ehsani2

Is Assad the Author of ISIS?  Did Iran Blow Up Assef Shawkat? By Ehsani2 5 December 2016 For Syria Comment In a three-part series, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Roy Gutman relies on a number of Syrian opposition members to make the...Show More Summary

Google Fiber Work Will Impact Decatur Traffic This Week

  From The Decatur Minute… Google Fiber will continue to work within the City of Decatur this month.  In addition to the underground utility work, they are starting to install aerial infrastructure and upgrading poles.  Below is a list of the aerial work over the next week.  Both the underground and aerial work will require lane […]

Food News: People Keep Opening Restaurants on the Hill, May God Have Mercy on Their Souls. Plus, Free Coffee Today!

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Caffé D'arte's steamed nitro cold brew. That's right, they made cold brew hot, and it could also be yours for a whopping $0 today. Caffé D'Arte Free Coffee at Caffé D’Arte's Grand Opening The popular national purveyor of Italian-style coffees recently opened its latest retail location, down on 1st and Yesler. Show More Summary

Saraya Al-Tawheed: A Pro-Assad Druze Militia in Lebanon and Syria

By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi Emblem of Saraya al-Tawheed. In the centre is the symbol of the Hizb al-Tawhid al-Arabi (“Arab Unity Party”), the political wing of Saraya al-Tawheed. The involvement of the Arab Unity Party- primarily supported...Show More Summary

Repeal Day!

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chicago Fan On Repeal Day—the anniversary of Utah (God love those Mormons!) ratifying the 21st Amendment and ending national Prohibition, I ponder how the politics of Prohibition are just an earlier version of the current political situation. Show More Summary

Fort Worth Sports Bar Blames Obamacare For Its Closure

Frankie’s lasted five years in Sundance Square There are a lot of reasons why restaurants close. Sometimes it’s a bad location, in other instances poor management is at fault. But a Fort Worth bar is citing the Affordable Care Act as...Show More Summary

Director Bernardo Bertolucci: Outrage Over Rape Scene A 'Ridiculous Misunderstanding'

In a 2007 interview, Maria Schneider says she "felt a little raped" by Marlon Brando and Bertolucci during the making of the film. [ more › ]

Chicago Food Trucks Lose Legal Battle Against City Regulations

Chicago's food trucks have lost a four-year-long legal battle over how they can operate in the city. [ more › ]

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