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Senate blocks  billion aid package for restaurants, other small businesses

Senate blocks $48 billion aid package for restaurants, other small businesses

The Senate on Thursday blocked a bipartisan bill to provide $48 billion to restaurants, gyms and other small businesses hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Senators voted 52-43 to hold a vote on the bill, falling short of the 60-vote threshold needed to move forward. Just five GOP senators voted for the motion to proceed, …

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Grubhub offered free lunches in New York City.  That’s when the chaos began : NPR

Grubhub offered free lunches in New York City. That’s when the chaos began : NPR

Tyler Merfeld co-owns Toad Style BK in New York and says his restaurant was overwhelmed by the promotion. Manuela Lopez Restrepo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Manuela Lopez Restrepo/NPR Tyler Merfeld co-owns Toad Style BK in New York and says his restaurant was overwhelmed by the promotion. Manuela Lopez Restrepo/NPR When I first saw that Grubhub …

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‘This can’t be real’: Grubhub promotion turns New York City restaurants into a ‘war zone’ |  New York

‘This can’t be real’: Grubhub promotion turns New York City restaurants into a ‘war zone’ | New York

What were they thinking? That’s what customers, restaurants and delivery workers want to know after a surprise promotion by the food delivery platform Grubhub went badly awry – and proved there’s really no such thing as a free lunch. Grubhub’s plan was ambitious: to feed everyone in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area …

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Best in Games entertainment center coming to southeast Michigan

Best in Games entertainment center coming to southeast Michigan

Gaz Ismail, the founder of Zap Zone fun centers, has been purchasing plots of land in Pittsfield Township since 1999. And now, something BIG is coming. That’s the tagline being used by Ismail’s new 74,000-square-foot entertainment center that is almost fully open in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor area. Best in Games brings a variety of …

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How restaurants are grappling with food inflation:  chicken wings

How restaurants are grappling with food inflation: $34 chicken wings

Restaurant owners are debating whether to charge patrons as much as $34 for a plate of chicken wings or to scrap items from the menu altogether as inflation continues to surge nationwide, according to a report. Jeff Good, the co-founder of three restaurants in Jackson, Mississippi, runs a pizzeria called Sal and Mookie’s which offers …

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More than 3,000 potentially harmful chemicals found in food packaging |  Food safety

More than 3,000 potentially harmful chemicals found in food packaging | Food safety

Scientists have identified more than 3,000 potentially harmful chemicals that can be found in food packaging and other food-related materials, two-thirds of which were not previously known to be in contact with food. An international group of scientists analyzed more than 1,200 scientific studies where chemicals had been measured in food packaging, processing equipment, tableware …

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A simple congee recipe that’s adaptable for any night

A simple congee recipe that’s adaptable for any night

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