A Upstate restaurant closed its doors after 36 years in business Sunday. Tommy’s Country Ham House in Greenville served its final menu during what the owner, Tommy Stevenson, called the busiest day in his restaurant’s history. Stevenson announced plans to retire earlier this year. “When we built this restaurant, we built it wide open where families (and) people can meet each other and it’s worked out,” said Stevenson. Customers from around the region made it back to Tommy’s on Sunday, including a couple from Canton, Georgia, who said they drove about three hours to see Tommy. The restaurant was also … Read more

ISSAQUAH, Wash. – After a long 14 months, Costco shoppers will soon be reunited with their beloved free samples.

In an earnings call on Thursday, Costco CFO Richard Galanti confirmed that most Costco locations in the U.S. will likely be offering the free food samples by the end of June, with some offering the perk even earlier. The announcement comes more than a year after Costco halted the popular practice amid the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.

“I’m happy to report that over the next couple of weeks, we’re beginning a phased return to full sampling,”

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If you’ve been achin’ for an adventure, this one’s got its benefits. First off, you don’t have to travel far and secondly, it involves dishes inspired by different areas of the country.

Kingfisher’s signature cross country culinary adventure is making its return this summer — after a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic — beginning Tuesday, June 1.


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Kingfisher’s Road Trip is now in its 27th year, and if you’ve never been, the restaurant sees it as “one of the most enjoyable rites of summer in Tucson.”

The 2021 tour features classic cuisine from six distinct

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Sawasdee Thai Cuisine and Sushi

6600 Dixie Highway, Fairfield

Secret Menu Items: Thai Papaya Salad (papaya salad, sticky rice and grilled chicken; $12.99); Bento Box ($12.99)

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Cafe Mochiko

1524 Madison Road, East Walnut Hills

Secret Menu Item: Cincinnati-Style Mazemen ($15)

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Queen’s Bakery

4770 Fields Ertel Road, Mason

Secret Menu Items: Fruity Fantasy Tea ($6.98); “Not a Plain Roll” Roll ($9.98); Tea + Roll Combo ($16)

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Pho Lang Thang

1828 Race St., Over-the-Rhine

Secret Menu Items: Bo Luc Lac Special ($20) — 1.

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Duncan Channon helped Chinese food brand InnovAsian overtake their biggest rival. Read about the unconventional strategy the team used to stand out from a tired menu of brands, while maximising a tight budget. This entry was the winner in the Consumer category at the US arm of The Drum Marketing Awards in 2020.

The challenge

Chinese frozen food brand InnovAsian was living in the long shadow of category leader, PF Chang’s. According to an Attitude & Usage Study, conducted in 2019, 55% of frozen Asian food buyers had never heard of it, but almost everyone knew the PF Chang’s brand

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Sunrise 🌄 ☀️ Drink 🍹??? #starbucks #secretmenu #starbuckssecretmenu #coffee #tasty #yummy #CoolRanchDance #alarmclock #BestThingSince

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Starbucks’s secret menu is full of fun and delicious drinks like the Skittles Frappuccino and the Wonder Woman Frappuccino. But if you think you’ve tried them all already or are interested in a new one that’s a little on the lighter side, there’s another great option that’s too beautiful to not share: the Sunrise Drink! It’s basically a fruity lemonade with flavored teas, so it’s sure to be refreshing. This combination of ingredients also creates an ombré appearance, which

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