Fine Dining on a Take-Out Budget

cusineFine Dining on a Take-Out Budget
Are you looking for a first-rate meal on a take-out budget? Head over to your local culinary school for a great meal at a low price. Nearly all culinary schools have student-run restaurants, which are opened to the public practically every day school is in …

Fine Dining Madness
Restaurant business expert John Galloway presents Fine Dining Madness: The Rules & Realities of Fine Dining, a tongue-in-cheek rulebook to partaking in sophisticated cuisine, perhaps even under the most extraordinary circumstances. Chapters intersperse …

Stanley to host fine food and craft beer events
UTICA — The Stanley Center for the Arts will be making fine food and craft beer the centerpiece for a new series of fundraising events. Executive Director Jerry Kraus said the first fundraiser will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, and …
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Fine dining etiquette

cusineFine dining etiquette
Unfortunately for some, the unwritten rules of fine dining can be intimidating and uncomfortable. But knowledge is power! And understanding how to act when visiting a fine dining restaurant can be rewarding at best. So, where do you begin? Let’s start …
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12 Days of Giveaways: Enjoy a 0 gift card for fine dining at Joe Fortes
Don’t settle for ordinary on your night out. For more than 30 years, Joe Fortes has consistently earned and maintained its reputation as an award-winning Vancouver restaurant. Guests from the world have come to expect a dynamic culinary experience in …

Fine Dining: Luxury Foods
While most of us love going to restaurants to enjoy the food and atmosphere, these “luxury foods” takes your fine dining experience to the tenth degree. Some of the dishes are prepared with flecks of gold while one dessert is served with a pink 7 carat …


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cusineKeswick Hall & Golf Club Announces ‘Experience Package’
Keswick Hall features newly refreshed upscale accommodations, spa services, fine dining at Fossett’s and myriad amenities. Highly decorated, it has attained Condé Nast Traveler “gold” status, and is one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 “World’s Best …
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Fine dining traffic growth outpaces other segments
Annual traffic growth at fine-dining restaurants has outperformed other industry segments for the past three years due to several crucial adjustments made during the last recession, according to The NPD Group. The market research firm’s CREST service …
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Basic Fine Dining Etiquette You Should Know
Let us think about this scenario for a bit: You and your significant other are on an Australian trip and decided to go out for the night. Going to a fine dining restaurant in Sydney has always been included in your to-do list, so this night is pretty much …


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cusinePrisoners Serve Up Fine Dining in Italy’s InGaleria Jailhouse Restaurant
BOLLANTE, Italy — Usually prison slop is no fine cuisine. But in the first restaurant run inside an Italian jail opened to the public, inmates have become such good cooks and waiters that tables are now booked up two months in advance. InGalera …
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Fine Dining in Manila
“As one of South East Asia’s most enigmatic and free-spirited capitals, Manila’s dining scene, among other things, never ceases to amaze, delight and even shock”, writes Rowena Marella-Daw. She gives FOUR an exclusive insight into the gourmet scene in …

How to Make Fine Dining More Affordable
Has frequent restaurant dining been eating up your budget? Instead of banning yourself from eating out entirely, make fine dining fit into your approved expenses category with moderation and strategic planning. Though many upscale establishments do not …
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cusineDining Review: Massimo is a new jewel on Providence’s Federal Hill
It has been, almost from the moment it opened in 2003 with its traditional Southern Italian cuisine and fine wines. But for those looking for more casual dining while still having a demanding palate, Massimo is a perfect choice. I enjoyed two lunches there …
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Casual dining takes over from fine dining this summer
REQUIRING a degree in gastronomy to order from a menu is not everyone’s idea of a good night out. The art of fine dining has slowly taken a back seat in Australia while the casual food scene continues to go gang busters. Casual dining used to mean a $ 10 …

Wine and fine dining at Delicata festival
Patrons of the Delicata Wine Festival, which kicks off tonight, can now choose a fine dining option. Taking place tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday at the Saluting Battery within the Upper Barrakka in Valletta, Salute! will see seated diners enjoying a plated …
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Choice of seafood, Studio shotFine Dining in the NYC ‘Burbs: Valbella and TuttaBella
One of the least heralded of NYC’s most successful restaurateurs probably likes it that way. While David Ghatanfard is intensely involved in each of his four restaurants–two in Manhattan, one in Greenwich, CT, one in Scarsdale, NY–he stays behind the …
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American Fine Dining Isn’t for You, Per Se
A dish served in an egg shell at Thomas Keller’s Per Se. Credit: Rob Kim / Getty Images for Starwood Preferred Guest Wells’s review was a masterpiece of critical viciousness, and it generated an earthquake of response on social media — overwhelmingly in …
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Does Fine Dining Discriminate?
The Great Service Divide is a report that is sure to make many people uncomfortable. Most people don’t want to think a culture they revere and enjoy being part of is responsible for perpetuating unfair treatment. But the data the uncovered here is …
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cusineFine Dining Is Finally Getting a Casual Makeover
Although “fine casual” isn’t a term that has really caught on yet, growing chains such as Fresh to Order may be doing for fine dining what fast casual did for fast food. But is this a trend that will change the way we look at how fine food is seen and …
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I Got High at a Fine-Dining Cannabis Pop-Up Dinner (Video)
Somewhere between the THC-infused composed plate of curried carrot-confit gnocchi and pea emulsion (paired with the aromatic terpene extract of earthy Blue Dream) and the seared Japanese scallop atop micro-dosed citrus barley (paired with the aromas of …
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Daniel Boulud: On fine dining and why he left Washington
The way Daniel Boulud explains it, he was one personality clash away from becoming a fixture on the D.C. dining scene. Before leaving Washington in the early 1980s, earning four stars at Le Cirque and launching his own New York restaurant empire, Boulud …
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cusineFood trucks have staying power from Fort Myers to Naples
Sopher, a classically trained chef who’d cooked in resorts and fine-dining restaurants before opening Nosh, saw freedom in food trucks; the chance to break from the confines of a restaurant kitchen, to have fun with an ever-changing menu and clientele.
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Charting New Frontiers in Chilean Cuisine
In the recent past, fine dining in Santiago meant anything but Chilean. The country’s excellent wines might have made an appearance, and sometimes local seafood, but for something refined, chefs were more likely to offer a Mediterranean or Peruvian …
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Noi Thai Cuisine opens in Waikiki’s Royal Hawaiian Center
Noi Lapangkura, who along with other family members, inherited the restaurant business from her mother, Chanpen, said she decided to open Noi Thai Cuisine in Hawaii after realizing that “there were no Thai restaurants that offered a true fine dining …
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cusineOur Gourmet: Thai one on at Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai, named after the large Thailand city and cultural attraction, opens into a small lounge and waiting area. Patrons are led into a cozy dining area with 16 or so tables nestled on thick carpets and surrounded by Buddha decorations and other …
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Defining Australian Cuisine at the Sydney Opera House
“To be a chef here is to have the freedom of being able to cook without labels,” says Gilmore, who together with his backers at The Fink Group also runs Quay, one of the country’s renowned fine-dining restaurants. “We are way beyond the idea of ‘fusion.
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Favela’s Fusion upscale, elegant: Fairfield restaurant takes Mexican dining to
FAIRFIELD — Before you go to Favela’s Fusion, smash any notions or memories you may have about Mexican dining. You are not going to a funky dive or a homogenized chain restaurant. And you may not find a typical plate of rice, beans and an entree for …
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