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  • Au Bon Pain opens first of two hospital restaurants

    Au Bon Pain opens first of two hospital restaurants

    The opening of the cafe at Christiana Care’s Wilmington Hospital marks the first restaurant for the bakery and café chain into Delaware....
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  • Au Bon Pain: High Quality Fast-Casual Dining

    Au Bon Pain: High Quality Fast-Casual Dining

    Au Bon Pain lives to the meaning of its name: Place of Good Bread. It is a fast-casual bakery and cafe chain headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts....
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  • Lunch Break: Au Bon Pain

    Lunch Break: Au Bon Pain

    Omar tells clients to look for keywords such as “grilled” or “baked,” and to consider getting extras like cheese or dressings on the side. That way, you can control the...
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  • Au Bon Pain plans Manhattan expansion

    Au Bon Pain plans Manhattan expansion

    Au Bon Pain plans to expand its presence in Manhattan with smaller stores in the next two years, according to Bill Miller....
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  • Benihana vs. Benihana

    Benihana vs. Benihana

    The widow of company founder Rocky Aoki contends that a legal brawl over the way burgers are sold at a Honolulu restaurant is part of a ploy by a New...
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  • What's Really Inside That Taco Bell Crunchy Beef Taco?

    What's Really Inside That Taco Bell Crunchy Beef Taco?

    Taco Bell doesn't just head south of the border – it crosses all the way over into dangerous high-fat, high-sodium territory with some of the items on its current menu....
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  • Diet mistakes not to make on thanksgiving

    Diet mistakes not to make on thanksgiving

    People make common mistakes on the holidays that can derail their diets. Here are five common diet mistakes not to make this Thanksgiving....
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  • Positive Facts of Fast Foods

    Positive Facts of Fast Foods

    Fast food often gets a bad rep for being high in fat, calories and sodium. Many fast-food chains are also altering their menus to appeal to a more health-conscious consumer....
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  • 'Five Guys' know how to make burgers, fries

    'Five Guys' know how to make burgers, fries

    If you’ve got a hankering for a good old-fashioned burger and fries, I’d encourage you to indulge your craving at Five Guys....
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  • How Bad Was The Disaster? Check The Waffle House Index

    How Bad Was The Disaster? Check The Waffle House Index

    The Wall Street Journal offers a look at the "Waffle House Index," which is part economic indicator, part hurricane gauge....
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  • Food to enjoy without added sugar

    Food to enjoy without added sugar

    Indeed, we love sugar and eat too much of it. Americans currently consume 22 to 30 teaspoons of added sugar daily, half of which come from soda, juices and other...
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  • Fast Food In The U.S. Has Way More Salt Than In Other Countries

    Fast Food In The U.S. Has Way More Salt Than In Other Countries

    Want extra salt with that fast-food meal? Then buy it in the United States, where chicken dishes, pizzas, and even salads are loaded with far more salt than in Europe...
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  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries: The best burger in Vegas?

    Five Guys Burgers and Fries: The best burger in Vegas?

    The decor at Five Guys stays very true to the Five Guys “Brand” with signs promoting the Five Guys products throughout the black, white and red diner themed restaurant....
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  • Waffle House to give free food to winning city of Auburn-Georgia

    Waffle House to give free food to winning city of Auburn-Georgia

    Auburn and Georgia square off in the “Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry” this weekend and Waffle House is getting in on the action. The restaurant chain is giving the winning city...
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  • How Waffle House explains American politics, in 1 map

    How Waffle House explains American politics, in 1 map

    Compare the 25 states in the Waffle States America to the 25 states not in it. Of those 25 non Waffle House states , Romney won just eight in 2012:...
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  • Waffle House Boycotts Belgian Waffles To Support Team USA

    Waffle House Boycotts Belgian Waffles To Support Team USA

    “We support a boycott on Belgian Waffles,” a Waffle House spokesperson told TMZ, which first broke the news of the boycott. We support America. We don’t support Belgian Waffles....
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  • A Map of All the Waffle House Locations in America

    A Map of All the Waffle House Locations in America

    The map shown here is a truly quick-and-dirty visualization of the distribution and density of Waffle House locations as of summer 2012. It started as a way for me to...
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  • What do Waffle Houses Have to Do with Risk Management?

    What do Waffle Houses Have to Do with Risk Management?

    As Craig often says, the Waffle House test doesn’t just tell us how quickly a business might rebound – it also tells us how the larger community is faring....
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  • FEMA’s Use of Waffle House as Severity Indicator a Smart Move

    FEMA’s Use of Waffle House as Severity Indicator a Smart Move

    Recent press reports indicate that FEMA uses the status of Waffle House restaurants to gauge the severity of conditions following a natural disaster....
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  • America's Best Chicken and Waffles

    America's Best Chicken and Waffles

    When the hunger for down-home comfort food strikes, head to these chicken and waffles joints. It’s a classic brunch dilemma: savory or sweet? Fortunately, the inspired combination of fried chicken...
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  • The Green Goddess

    The Green Goddess

    Think of all the excellent American salads. There’s the cheesy, garlic laced Caesar, the creamy kicker that is the blue cheese wedge, the Waldorf…actually the Waldorf can be a bit...
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