June 18, 2021

City

‘Betty’ Is the New Quintessential New York City Show

In the final minutes of Betty’s first season finale, there’s a cameo that doubles as a mission statement. As the score soars over them, a group of skateboarders stream over the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan’s Lower East Side. For a moment, the swarm surrounds a lone cyclist; they’re too euphoric to take much notice, but he stops to take in the sight of dozens of young people claiming the city for themselves. The camera doesn’t linger on him, making the actor easy enough to miss. But to a certain subset of fans, the recognition is instant: He’s Ben Sinclair,

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Sauce Magazine – Former Niche chef Nate Hereford will open Chicken Scratch at City Foundry STL this fall

Former Niche chef Nate Hereford will open Chicken Scratch at City Foundry STL this fall

Chicken Scratch, a Midwestern-inspired rotisserie chicken concept, will open early this fall at City Foundry STL at 3700 Forest Park Ave. 

Chicken Scratch is the creation of Nate Hereford, former executive chef of Gerard Craft’s now-closed Niche in Clayton. In 2016, Hereford headed to California to work on research and development projects for Just Inc., where he was senior research chef on a plant-based egg product. After seeing several rotisserie chicken shops pop up in San Francisco,

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Dorchester Avenue coffeehouse gets OK to add alcoholic drinks, if city can find an unused license

The Boston Licensing Department last week gave its OK to Sugar Bowl Cafe, 857 Dorchester Ave., to begin offering adult beverages – if the city can find a spare license.

At a hearing last week, owner Kathleen Baker said that if one does turn up, she will re-open the coffeehouse at night and give locals a place to go to relax rather than having to jump in a cab to get to South Boston or Lower Mills.

The number of liquor licenses the city can offer is set by the state legislature. Recent years have seen numerous applicants denied licenses

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Catch The Sparkle Of New York City With Christopher Designs’ Restaurant Picks

Successful New York City designer Christopher Slowinski, Founder of Christopher Designs, has created a jewelry empire that was born from his innate talent and will to be the best in the business. As a heralded figure in the industry, clients from around the world come to admire the work crafted in his Midtown Manhattan atelier. From the best-dressed stars and corporate office leaders to blushing brides to be, his distinctive jewelry line never fails to bring the shine everyone deserves.

Slowinski combines his classic jewelry training with modern technology to create

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Mobivity Drives 26% Lift in Guest Frequency for BBQ Holdings’ Famous Dave’s Brand and Announces Expansion to All Granite City Food & Brewery Locations

Phoenix, AZ  (RestaurantNews.comMobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: MFON) a global provider of personalized guest engagement solutions that drive customer frequency and spend, announces a two-year partnership with BBQ Holdings (NASDAQ: BBQ) across all  Famous Dave’s and Granite City Food & Brewery locations to power the restaurants’ mobile engagement programs.

BBQ Holdings partnership with Mobivity is due to its success with Famous Dave’s prior to and during the pandemic.  For the last two years, Famous Dave’s successfully utilized Mobivity’s Unified Messaging platform, purpose-built to solve the unique challenges of restaurants.  For Famous Dave’s, Mobivity’s personalized text message marketing showed

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Experience Vietnamese culture at a cafe on wheels in Kansas City | Kansas City

What once was a plain brown trailer listed on Facebook Marketplace is now a vibrantly painted business-on-wheels known as Cafe Cà Phê, the first Vietnamese coffee truck in Kansas City.

Owner Jackie Nguyen, a Vietnamese American and daughter of a refugee, opened the business after deciding to end her career as a Broadway actress in New York City.

Nguyen was inspired by the slower-paced, familial atmosphere and distinct drink flavors she experienced in coffee shops while on vacation in Vietnam.

”I think with coffee shops in the U.S., it’s shifted into work-mode or meetings, … but you don’t stay

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