Category Food

Chicago’s New Eataly Ran Out Of Food

People are going crazy for the new Eataly in Chicago — the 63,000-square-foot mega-supermarket that has 23 restaurants and more than 10,000 products on sale. Apparently, Chicagoans love it so much that Eataly Chicago is closed today because it ran out of food. Chicagoist posted an announcement (via 312 Dining Diva) that the Italian food […]

Sysco to buy US Foods for about $3.5B

HOUSTON (AP) — Sysco is buying the Chicago based food distributor US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. Under the terms of the agreement announced Monday, Houston’s Sysco will pay $3 billion in common stock and $500 million in cash. It will also assume or refinance about $4.7 billion in debt. That […]

Fast-food workers plan another round of walkouts Thursday

Fast-food workers are poised to walk off the job in 100 cities Thursday, the latest action in a nationwide push for a $15-an-hour wage.Organizers said Thursdays one-day job action will be backed by protests in 100 other cities by social justice groups that support the fast-food workers demands.”There is a huge amount of support and […]

Someone Has Been Leaving Crazy-Generous Tips At Random Restaurants

An anonymous Good Samaritan has been traveling around the US since at least September leaving thousands of dollars worth of tips wherever they go. Calling themselves “TipsForJesus,” the mysterious stranger or strangers have so far kept their true identity from being leaked as they drop tips ranging from $500 to $10,000 at seemingly random establishments. […]

Eataly Chicago: Chef and entrepreneur Mario Batali introduces the new Eataly Chicago Italian market and eatery

Admit it: Thanksgiving festivities aside, a gigantic bowl of tagliatelle with clams, a couple of meatballs, a side of polenta and a robust, earthy red to wash it all down, sounds much better right about now, doesn’t it? Mario Batali bet his Crocs on it. Come Monday, the famously burly, sandled chef and a small […]