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What It Takes to Work in Hospitality; Paper-free Checks Fight Credit Card Theft + More

Dining news from around the world and the web… * And then there were none. The Village Voice‘s sole restaurant critic exits stage left. [NY Times] * Nevermind the minibar. In-room dining at the hottest hotels is getting less expensive. [Business Week] * Think thin. That doesn’t really work, but try these five tips for [...]

Obamacare’s Effect on Restaurants; Wine Mark-ups Explained; Will Local Food Lose? + More News

Dining news from around the web and the world… * How not to respond to restaurant criticism on social media. Let this be a lesson. [Daily Mail] * Obamacare not a recipe for disaster for restaurants. It won’t have the repercussions once feared. [Wall Street Journal] * Life before OpenTable. It was awful for restaurant [...]

Dining with Strangers via Social Media; Advice from a Restaurant Host + More

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * Don’t talk to strangers. Dine with them instead. [The National] * Please don’t seat yourself. And other niceties restaurant hosts wish you would observe when dining out. [OnMilwaukee.com] * Californians, look away! It’s Restaurant August‘s foie gras three ways. [NOLA.com] * What happens when hot dogs meet [...]

Counter Service Under Scrutiny; Dining Table as Changing Table + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world… * New year, new food apps. Here are eight recommendations for ways to make your mobile device more delish. [Forbes] * Eva Restaurant in Los Angeles still offers that 5% discount for checking your cellphone at the door. Do you dare to disconnect? [Huffington [...]