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Do gloves make food preparation safer?

A couple months ago, fellow business reporter Sean Adkins wrote about sushi chefs who were complaining about the glove-wearing requirement by the New York City Health Department. They told the New York Times that they could not perform their jobs … Continue reading

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What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve done for free stuff?

This Friday is cow appreciation day. Chick-Fil-A lovers are supposed to dress up as cows for a free entree at the fast food establishment. I love a ridiculous PR stunt as much as the next person, but I probably won’t … Continue reading

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Interested in York County health inspections? Watch this video

Health inspection results are all about context. At least, that’s George Leight’s take on the annual state-run check-ups. The owner of Fuddruckers in Springettsbury Township maintains that a restaurant can be spotless and still fail to be in compliance with … Continue reading

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Taco Bell the latest restaurant to redo menu

Taco Bell is looking to take a bite of Chipotle’s huge success and is redoing their menu to include more fresh foods. They’re the latest fast-food chain to announce a menu re-do (Burger King is in the midst of one … Continue reading

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Starbucks acquires Bay area chain to begin menu expansion

Everyone’s favorite coffee shop is looking to expand its food menu and has started the process by buying a San Francisco-area bakery chain, according to a new report on TheStreet. The small chain sells sandwiches, salads and baked goods. Here’s … Continue reading

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Olive Garden ‘extends brand’ by selling dressing, cheese at Sam’s Club

In my head, trumpets are blasting right now: Sam’s Club and Olive Garden announced an exclusive deal to sell the Italian restaurant’s famous dressing and cheese in Sam’s Club stores. The Orlando Sentinel has the details: The Italian chain, owned … Continue reading

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McDonald’s to re-do value menus

Fast-foodies, take note: McDonalds is re-doing its value menus, taking the small-sized french fries and drinks off of the dollar menu and creating an “extra value menu,” filled with items that are more than $1, but still considered a “value,” … Continue reading

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Local Texas Roadhouse manager in running for company’s top prize

For the third year in a row, Tom Burkhart, managing partner of the Springettsbury Township Texas Roadhouse, is a finalist for the Managing Partner of the Year award, the company’s highest honor. He was chosen from a pool of more … Continue reading

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Bill could change your beer and liquor shopping habits

There’s been some shake-up in the state House about a proposed bill (House Bill 11) which originally aimed to privatize state-run liquor stores, but has since been amended to allow more selling options in privately-run businesses, but keeps state control … Continue reading

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York County restaurant lingo

Growing up in New York, I never had to learn a new language to simply place a food order at a restaurant. The same can’t be said for York County. Nine years after moving here, I’m still struggling to pick … Continue reading

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