Tag: Restaurants/Cafes/Fast Food Places

This 1-in-100 million ‘cotton candy lobster’ is up for adoption

What a catch! A Maine lobsterman pulled an iridescent pink and blue “cotton candy” lobster from a trap off the coast of Maine over the weekend, which is one of the rarest lobster hues around.  Bill Coppersmith, who works for Get Maine Lobster and has been fishing for 40 years, knew that he net something […]

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Arby’s new sandwich goes toe-to-toe with a cult classic: McDonald’s McRib

Arby’s wants to give McDonald’s MCD, +0.02% a good ribbing — in every sense of the term. The privately held chain, best known for menu items like roast-beef sandwiches, curly fries and the Jamocha shake, recently rolled out a Country Style Pork Rib sandwich as a limited-time fall offering. There’s no mistaking what it’s about: […]

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Opinion: Why I prefer my neighborhood greasy spoon to the ‘world’s best restaurant’

Once again, the organization behind the World’s Best 50 Restaurants list has announced its annual picks. And once again, I’m shocked that my favorite dining spot didn’t make the cut. After all, how can the world not recognize the riches of Chelsea Square, the diner that has faithfully served my New York City neighborhood for […]

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Opinion: Is it a chicken sandwich? A taco? A gyro? With its latest menu item, Taco Bell creates too much confusion

For years, Taco Bell invited diners to “think outside the bun” — a not-so-subtle dig at the fact that its menu didn’t have the ho-hum assortment of burgers and sandwiches that define the lineups of most fast-food chains. But apparently, Taco Bell, part of the Yum! Brands YUM, +1.09% family, is willing to compromise on […]

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