All Blog Posts Tagged 'NYC' (15)


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Freedom Fizzles in NYC with Proposed Super Sided Soda Ban

I rarely feel compelled to give my opinion publicly, but this one has me fuming. Mayor Bloomberg of New York City wants to ban supersized soda and sugary beverages sold at restaurants, delis, food carts, movie theaters, and arenas.  The ban would apply to any container holding more than 16 ounces, and if passed by the NYC’s Board of Health, could go into effect as early as March, 2013. Violators would face fines.

 Truth be told, I do not drink soda, even small serving sizes, and I do…

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Added by Kyle-Beth Hilfer on June 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments


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RAOBK? Random Acts of Business Kindness

This week I made a Random Act Of Kindness (RAOK) video for one of the concepts I do marketing for, Café Metro. The vibe was awesome! The feeling of getting out there and doing random acts of kindness on a 12 degree morning were appreciated by all. We gave out gift cards, free…

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Added by Ty Sullivan on January 10, 2012 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments


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The Superman Complex & Customer Service

I, like many other Americans, tuned in to watch the final episode of Smallville this last Friday night. For those not familiar, it is the story of Clark Kent growing up in Smallville, Kansas and his life lessons and upbringing that lead him to become the Man of Steel.

 

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Added by Ty Sullivan on May 17, 2011 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment


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Power To The People: Social Media on The Front Lines in Egypt

Twitter my friend, we had you all wrong.

What started out as a 140 character ego fest has once again proven itself in the battlefield. Literally.

This last week we all watched as the uprising, the REVOLUTION,…

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Added by Ty Sullivan on February 1, 2011 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments


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No Kid Hungry in America. Make a Difference though Share Our Strength

As the season begins to turn, and the weather starts to turn cold, we all prepare for the next few months that will be spent mostly inside. During these months, we’ll put down our salad forks and pick up a soup spoon to compliment the weather with warm and cozy comfort food. However, this is not a luxury that we are all able to endure. Try to imagine being a young child, coming inside after hours of playing in the snow, and not being able to refuel with a nice meal. Think about how it feels to… Continue

Added by Ty Sullivan on September 14, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Summer Food Shows Starts in NYC

Where are the top summer food shows? I know they are out there and we would love to hear about them, when and when they are. I do know that one big one in NYC is kicking off the season beginning this summer. The Fancy Food Show is more for foodservice professionals starts June 28th and runs through the 30th at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.



Check out their site at www.fancyfoodshows.com or the event is posted on FohBoh… Continue

Added by Michael L. Atkinson on June 25, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

NYC Food Shows Start This Month

I love NYC in the summer, especially when there is a food event. If you haven’t attended in the last, well, 55 years, (hello!!) try to make it this year. This summer, the Fancy Food Show for foodservice professionals will offer specialty foods and bevs from all over the U.S. and around the world. The show starts June 28th and runs through the 30th at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.



Rumor has it they expect 2,300 exhibitors from 70 countries. True to sustainability,… Continue

Added by Michael L. Atkinson on June 15, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Thanks NYC for protecting me against restaurants!

Thank you New York City, you banned smoking from all the restaurants and bars that I visit. It's so hard to believe that the patrons and employees don't care that smoking is bad for you. But you care. Also thank you for making the Dunkin' Donuts down the street post the calorie counts for the donuts. I used to think that donuts were okay to eat now and then, but thanks to the sign, I now see that there are just too many calories for me. Finally, thank you for…

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Added by Jeff Schacher on January 29, 2009 at 7:52am — 3 Comments

SUBWAY NOW Launches: Mobile/Online Ordering Start to Scale!

I’m proud to announce the launch of SUBWAY NOW™: text message and online ordering at all participating SUBWAY® restaurants in NYC, Powered by GoMobo.





If you’re in NYC right now, order a $5 Footlong at http://www.subwaynow.com.

Already use GoMobo? Just log in with the same details.



Check out some of this great press:

Center Networks: “Why… Continue

Added by Noah Herbert Glass on January 8, 2009 at 9:25am — 5 Comments

BLT NYC

Interesting grouping of letters, but a very powerful message to restaurateurs. BLT Steak is an impressive operation. My perspective is clearly FOH as a guest and not a management review, but I think we can learn something here.



Having dined at their Washington D.C. location and now twice in NYC on E 57th, they rock. There are four areas that I look at when I dine; food, service, ambiance and energy. BLT delivers on all four, completely and consistently.



I try not to write… Continue

Added by Michael L. Atkinson on January 4, 2009 at 7:48am — 4 Comments

Delivered Dinner Party Recipes - Asparagus Bruschetta

Each recipe that we create for a new dinner party must meet a few requirements. First and foremost it has to be fantastic! Secondly it has to be able to either be prepared quickly (when the guests arrive) or be able to hold for an hour or so (if prepared in advance). Both can be equally daunting when trying to pull of a great tasting and great looking hors d' oeuvre. This one has a little of both. There are elements that can be set up making it easy… Continue

Added by Alex McCrery on October 7, 2008 at 7:43am — 1 Comment

Are You A Prominent, High-Profile NYC Chef? Do You Know One?

Sorry all you non-New Yorkers...this is just for the folks in the Big Apple or those who represent or service them.



This is a great media and public relations opportunity for a Chef or a firm that represents one....or if you supply one and want to win some 'brownie points'...



Just check this out; and note the deadline: act quickly and be on target...if you are NOT a high-profile Chef or represent one....don't bother this person....it never pays off. (Just a… Continue

Added by Roy MacNaughton on August 26, 2008 at 3:10pm — No Comments

2008 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show

Show Days & Hours:

Sunday, March 9 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Monday, March 10 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 11 10:00 am- 4:00 pm



Admission is for the trade ONLY. No one under 18 years of age, including infants, will be admitted to the Show at any time. NO EXCEPTIONS.



Exhibit Hall Registration Fees:

Through February 1 $30

Beginning February 2 $50



Team discounts are available with our Ambassador Program.



Paid… Continue

Added by The Tortilla Guy on February 27, 2008 at 6:02am — No Comments

NYC Rules Require Calorie Counts on Menus

I think this is some Great news to keep healthy but it is going to be hard for restaurants !!

NEW YORK — New York City’s Board of Health approved regulations Tuesday that require any restaurant chain that operates 15 outlets nationwide to display items’ calorie counts on menus, menu boards or food tags. The city’s health commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, quoted in the New York Times, said he sees the regulations as a powerful weapon in the fight against obesity. As…

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Added by The Tortilla Guy on January 24, 2008 at 6:56pm — 1 Comment

Winter Restaurant Week dates and restaurants in New York City

Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dining.

Lunch $24.07 | Dinner $35.00

Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included.

Visit the web address below for all the yummy details! I'll see you there.

http://www.nycvisit.com/restaurantweek/

Check it out foodies…

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Added by The Tortilla Guy on January 18, 2008 at 4:43pm — No Comments

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