Restaurant Groups Push to Overturn California Fast-Food Wage Law

Restaurant Groups Push to Overturn California Fast-Food Wage Law

Restaurant and trade groups said they have submitted enough voter signatures for a ballot measure to try to halt the implementation of a new California law that would set minimum hourly wages for fast-food workers in the state starting next year. A coalition of restaurant owners and business groups called Save Local Restaurants said Monday … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at four restaurants on Dec. 1

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at four restaurants on Dec. 1

Toronto Public Health issued four conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Dec. 1. B.k. Natural Foods at 114 Eglinton Square received a conditional pass with three major infractions: Fail to maintain records of pest control measures taken Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration equipment Refrigerate potentially hazardous foods at internal … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at three restaurants on Nov. 30, plus the weekly roundup

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at three restaurants on Nov. 30, plus the weekly roundup

Toronto Public Health issued 21 conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores from Nov. 24 to Nov. 30. Nov. 30 Chongqing Chicken Hot Pot at 416 Spadina Avenue received a conditional pass with three major infractions: Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary Fail to protect against harbouring of pests Fail … Read more

Blackstone Stake Sale Values MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay at $5.5 Billion

Blackstone Stake Sale Values MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay at .5 Billion

Blackstone Inc. has agreed to sell its 49.9% stake in two Las Vegas hotels in a deal that values the properties at $5.5 billion, marking one of the largest U.S. casino transactions this year. The New York investment firm is selling its stake in the MGM Grand Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay to Vici … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at five restaurants on Nov. 29

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at five restaurants on Nov. 29

Toronto Public Health issued five conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Nov. 29. Four Four South Village at 474 Yonge Street received a conditional pass with two major infractions: Fail to protect against harbouring of pests Fail to equip sanitary facility with soap or detergent Mom Kitchen at 2328 Kingston … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at four restaurants on Nov. 28

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at four restaurants on Nov. 28

Toronto Public Health issued four conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Nov. 28. Gar Leek Kitchen at 1500 Queen Street West received a conditional pass with five major infractions: Fail to protect against breeding of pests Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration Use dirty cloth for cleaning food … Read more

NightQuarter entertainment and hospitality precinct closes on Sunshine Coast

NightQuarter entertainment and hospitality precinct closes on Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast’s recovering music industry has been dealt a major blow with the largest live music venue in the region suddenly shutting its doors permanently. Key points: Live music venue and entertainment precinct NightQuarter is closing its doors Co-owner Michelle Christoe says the business has run out of money Owners say COVID restrictions, cost … Read more

The best new pastrami in NYC is at Kwame Onwuachi’s Tatiana

The best new pastrami in NYC is at Kwame Onwuachi’s Tatiana

Move over, Katz’s! The Big Apple’s best pastrami now comes from Tatiana, a stunning new restaurant at Lincoln Center’s Geffen Hall that’s as thrilling to the taste buds as the music venue’s much-praised redesign is to the ears. If Katz’s is where Harry met Sally, Tatiana is where the Jewish-Romanian New York deli favorite met … Read more