Premiere on Broadway will open in mid-July.

Dan Bazzinotti, chef at Premiere on Broadway
Dan Bazzinotti, chef at Premiere on Broadway. Kevin Brusie Photography
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In search of dinner and a show? That’s what a new Somerville restaurant and music lounge hopes to give locals when it opens next month.

In mid-July, Premiere on Broadway will make its debut within 519 on Broadway, a luxury condominium residence in Magoun Square. The newcomer aims to be a one-stop-shop for dining and entertainment, featuring a a 400-seat restaurant and bar and a music lounge with a 1,700-square-foot dance

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Panera Bread is showing its support for the National Month of Action and the “We Can Do This” Campaign by giving away free bagels to vaccinated customers in early July. The promotion will run from Friday, July 2 to Sunday, July 4. Customers can get one free bagel each day during the time period at participating restaurants.

Panera is not the first restaurant to offer free items to vaccinated customers. Krispy Kreme made headlines for its promotion, where vaccinated individuals can get a free doughnut if they have their vaccination card. A Panera representative told USA Today its offer is

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Cameron Mitchell Restaurants will open El Segundo Mexican Kitchen in the former location of Harvey & Ed’s, pictured here in a 2018 file photo.

Openings & Announcements

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants announced today that El Segundo Mexican Kitchen, its first Mexican restaurant concept, will open to the public on Tuesday, August 31. It is currently hiring for 70 new positions. The new spot fills a well-known address in the Short North — 698 N. High St. —  which once housed the CMR-run delicatessen Harvey & Ed’s and Kent Rigsby’s award-winning Rigsby’s Kitchen. El Segundo, which will highlight Mexican street food, will have a collection of craft and Mexican beers, a wine list and a variety of mezcal and tequila options. The restaurant will be

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UNESDA, the association representing Europe’s soft drinks industry, announced enhanced health and nutrition commitments to continue to help Europeans manage their intake of added sugars from soft drinks. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that free sugars, commonly known as added sugar, should make up no more than 10% of our daily energy intake. 

Added sugars is present in almost any processed food, and consumers are increasingly concerned. Last year, a study by

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A petition to cancel James Corden’s “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment on CBS’ “The Late Late Show” has amassed nearly 40,000 signatures after TikTok and Instagram influencer Kim Saira, 24, said the segment ridicules traditionally Asian food.

After the petition gained traction on social media earlier this month, Saira announced that supporters can join an event outside Corden’s studio in Los Angeles on Thursday to eat Asian food and protest for a change to the show.

The “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” segment has been popular on “The Late Late Show” for the last five

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Travis Kalanick’s CloudKitchens — and the ghost kitchen model — is losing some of its luster. 

When CloudKitchens burst on the scene, it promised to rent kitchen space to restaurant owners with delivery-only menus and upend traditional brick-and-mortar restaurants. 

Three years later, restaurant operators are lukewarm on the concept, with

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