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Seattle restaurants on Yelp’s top 100 must-try list – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)We all have our ups and downs with Yelp, but it’s hard to argue with the Seattle restaurants on its list of the nation’s top 100 places to eat (or, as they lengthily described it, the “ultimate, try-before-you-die, food-coma-inducing, …Seattle sandwich shop picked second best food joint in AmericaMyNorthwest.com all 15 news […]

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Poke restaurant beats culinary luminaries in Yelp list – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Poke restaurant beats culinary luminaries in Yelp listHonolulu Star-AdvertiserTwo Honolulu restaurants were in the top 20, including Sushi Izakaya Gaku at No. 11 and 18th-ranked Ono Seafood at 747 Kapahulu Ave. (not to be confused with Ono Hawaiian Food at 726 Kapahulu). Other Hawaii restaurants among the Top 100 are Opal … and more …read […]

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News

SA must condemn Uganda gay law – SAHRC – News24

News24Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for… Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg – South Africa must speak out against homophobic Ugandan legislation, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on …Diplomatic pressure did not stop an absurd lawThe EconomistUganda slapped with aid cuts over anti-gay lawBusinessweekUganda Shrugs Off […]

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houston

‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogs – Houston Chronicle

‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogsHouston ChronicleService dog owners and training organizations are calling for new rules to stop the sale of fake service dog vests and badges after two war veterans were refused entry into Houston restaurants in as many weeks. Yancy Baer said he has “never felt so … […]

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seattle

$15 minimum wage campaign targets Seattle fast-food chains – KOMO News

$15 minimum wage campaign targets Seattle fast-food chainsKOMO NewsSEATTLE – Protesters targeted 25 fast-food burger restaurants Thursday in their “boycott McPoverty” campaign for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle, urging customers not to patronize chains that pay low wages. The protesters included workers at local fast …‘McPoverty’ protests across Seattle seek $15 minimum wageMyNorthwest.com‘McPoverty’ Protesters […]

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Houston raid part of multistate human smuggling case – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleTeams of federal immigration agents launched a tri-state human trafficking crackdown in southwest Houston by raiding two employment agencies in the Chinatown area, the alleged center of a large conspiracy that supplied hundreds of undocumented …Federal investigators carry out immigration raid at two businesses in …abc13.comICE agents apprehend 11 people in southwest Houston operationMyFox […]

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Shark fin demand down in S’pore amid extinction threat – Channel News Asia

Channel News AsiaThe demand for shark fin soup has been declining in recent years, according to restaurants, hotels and suppliers in Singapore, while observers say that sharks could still face extinction in the next 10 years. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. A shark fin store in Hong Kong.World’s Biggest Slaughterhouse Of Endangered Shark Whales Discovered In …iScienceTimes.comSlaughterhouse Said […]

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Super Bowl 2014: John Elway tastes success leading Denver Broncos from the … – Washington Post

Washington PostTim Schmidt, a former attorney who had operated restaurants for two decades, would handle everything, and Elway, the legendary former Denver Broncos quarterback, needn’t lift a finger. Video. After Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson led his team to …Top-five key NFL Draft moments: Denver BroncosCBSSports.comPeyton Manning will return to Broncos for 2014 seasonDenver PostClairvoyant Manatee […]

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Waffle House Becomes Twitter Trend

The Waffle House, that famous chain of plain restaurants known for chicken and waffles, late night and early morning dining, Southern locations, fights with Kid Rock, and one involving these knuckleheads in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2011: ..is a Twitter Top Trend tonight. What’s fueling its appearance, and this is just this blogger’s guess, is the […]

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Oakland

Recology Volunteers Green Hoover Elementary School in Oakland

On Saturday, 100 volunteers from Recology, the employee-owned recycling company, added compost made from food scraps collected at Oakland restaurants to Hoover’s sustainable garden and plant trees and other landscaping in support of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) initiative at Hoover Elementary School here in Oakland. Consistent with the Recology “WASTE ZERO” rallying […]

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Social Media, Restaurants, And Shopping Centers: A Call To Action

Good Social Media and restaurants involves a call-to-action. In other words, you have to use social media to get potential guests (note that I did not use the term “customers) to visit your eatery or shopping center. All too often a restaurant or retail marketing person will just stick a Twitter logo or a Facebook […]

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Justin Blackmon Gets 2nd DUI; Interview With Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Draft 1st Round Pick

Justin Blackmon gets 2nd DUI? Wow. Reports are that Justin Blackmon, interviewed in the video below by myself and Julie Buehler, who’s new radio show starts tomorrow on 1010 AM in the Palm Desert Of California, received a DUI. The Tulsa World reports that he was booked in the Payne County Jail at 10 PM […]

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Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson Nude Photo Scandal: FBI Not Investigating Actress’ Reps

Recently, photos of a nude Scarlett Johansson were leaked to various news bloggers, including this blogger, around the World. The initial take from this corner was that Ms. Johansson took the one photo of her perhaps to generate publicity. The photo was certainly noted at PerezHilton.com: Tisk, tisk, tisk! We expected her to be a […]

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TechCrunch Disrupt More Than Arrington v. AOL; TripTrotting, Shaker

As TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco goes into day two, what becomes apparent to this blogger is TechCrunch blog founder Michael Arrington’s “departure” from the blog itself is, for all practical purposes, cosmetic. The famed “argument” between Arianna Huffington and Michael never really happened according to Huffington herself. Michael’s just playing it all to look more […]