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‘The missions are very complementary:’ Max’s Positive Vibe Café will not reopen but Natalie’s Taste of Lebanon will take over the space | Economic news

“In a way, he paved the way. I’m very grateful that we can continue to do that. The missions are very complementary,” Irani said. “Natalie likes to say it’s pay it forward.” The Positive Vibe Foundation, which ran the restaurant and the job training program, will continue to provide the …

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Linehouse designs space-themed cafe for Black Star Pastry in Shanghai

Design studio Linehouse has combined stainless steel and meteorites to create a space-themed cafe in central Shanghai as the first Chinese outpost of Australian chain Black Star Pastry. The ground floor of the red-brick villa serves as a café and pastry shop for Black Star Pastry, famous for selling a …

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Tropical Smoothie Café opens at Rocky Point, sparks big business

It was quick. Just months after construction began and prominent “Coming” signs on Route 25A at Rocky Point, the Hamlet’s new Tropical Smoothie Café opened this weekend. And judging by the large crowd inside the store on Saturday, the community was pretty thirsty for his arrival. There are now over …

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Italian restaurant moves into former Spindle City Cafe building

Tony Coppola wants to offer the Gastonian community a culinary tour of Italy through an Italian restaurant he plans to open downtown this month. The restaurant, Mangiamo, will be located at 207 W. Main Ave., where the sandwich shop, Spindle City Cafe, has served a host of lunches for nearly …

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D&J Café in Springfield, Ill. Has new business owner

Nathalie Morris | Corresponding The New Year has brought a new owner for a neighborhood family restaurant and the closing of another. Lee Rupnik bought D&J COFFEE, avoiding foreclosure proceedings on the 915 W. Laurel St. establishment which has been in the Price family since 1974. Meanwhile, on the east …

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Limited-time Pokémon Lapras Cafe in Miyagi Prefecture promotes tourism in northern Japan

Like Lapras? Do you like the northern Tohoku region? Then you are in luck. From manhole covers to countless collaborative products, Pokémon has partnered with Japanese tourism organizations to promote areas that are popular as well as those that may not be. One tactic has been to assign each prefecture …

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Cannabis retailer Castro Flore Store opens while historic café Flore

Castro’s newest cannabis retail store, Flore Store (258 Noe), is now open while the historic Flore neighborhood restaurant (formerly known as Café Flore) has been closed for two years. Flore Store co-owner Terrance Alan told Hoodline the cannabis store officially opened on December 17. “A short four and a half …

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Cafe Fina Owner Reflects On Friendship With Legendary NFL Hall Of Fame Member John Madden – KION546

MONTEREY, Calif. (KION) Football fans around the world continue to pay tribute to NFL Hall of Fame and Raiders legend John Madden, who died suddenly Tuesday at the age of 85. The legendary football icon lived on the Monterey Peninsula and was a regular at a popular restaurant on Fisherman’s …

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A spontaneous Somali lunch at Madina Cafe in Irving

Spontaneity in meals is a rare occurrence these days. We all have a list of what to eat next, from social media feeds, recommendations from a trusted guide, or whatever our meal prep kits have planned for the week. Recently, after a parent’s two hour flight delay, spontaneity landed me …

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Battle of Auckland café and restaurant owners hope for a better 2022 after a miserable year

It has been a year of horror for Auckland cafe and restaurant owners, but stories of compassion and resilience have tempered their frustration with a government they say has abandoned them. “Our industry is not in great shape at all,” says Krishna Botica, co-owner of four Auckland restaurants; Café Hanoi, …

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