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What Is Boba? Boba Tea Guide & Definitions

SpotOn

Walk into a good cafe or coffee shop, and every drink on the menu will have its own unique personality. Whereas the classic Americano conveys an air of sophistication, boba milk tea drinks have earned a reputation as a playful, fun treat to savor after a meal or just on its own. These sweet concoctions are typically made from green or black tea and are known for the tapioca balls at the bottom of the cup that add a textural burst when slurped up through a straw.

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CHEFS – BE A ROLE MODEL

Culinary Cues

Finding your purpose, making a difference, and creating your legacy are underlying goals that every chef seems to hold close. How important is this and in the big scheme of things, does it really matter? We invest so much time in our craft, finding our cooking signature, promoting our personal brand and that of the restaurant(s) we represent, and finding ways to build a reputation – why?

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Taking Care of the Customers Is Key to Ensuring Loyalty

Modern Restaurant Management

At a time when the competition for the guest dollar and loyalty is fierce, it's a challenge to stand out. How can a brand develop a loyalty program that is relevant for a variety of guests? Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine connected with Christine Ralph, Director of Loyalty for HOA Brands, the parent company of Hooters and Hoots Wings, to discuss all things loyalty.

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How the FTC’s ‘Junk Fee’ Ban Affects Restaurants

EATER

Getty Images Do restaurants fall under the FTC’s proposed rule to ban hidden mandatory fees? California recently said no, but restaurants across the country are bracing for more confusion. Restaurant service fees are now commonplace. As of 2023, the National Restaurant Association estimates that 15 percent of restaurants are using some form of additional charges.

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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Virtual Dining Concepts branches into software with Linked Eats

Restaurant Business

The new product, from the company known for virtual restaurant brands including MrBreast Burger, is designed to help restaurants grow third-party delivery revenue with automated error management and dynamic pricing.

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Houston Diners Encouraged to Stay Home as Tropical Storm Beryl Surges

EATER

With millions left without power and several neighborhoods flooded and strewn in debris, Houston Mayor John Whitmire encourages all residents to shelter in place

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The World’s Most Iconic Bars

EATER

From the cradle of the Daiquiri to a New Orleans stalwart, these are 10 historic bars that still inspire modern drink culture.

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The humble carrot takes center stage on menus

Restaurant Business

Nancy Kruse: RB's restaurant menu trends columnist dishes on the carrot, which is inexpensive, readily available and versatile.

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For Restaurant-Level Korean Food at Home, You Need a Portable Burner

EATER

Eater Staff It’s upped the quality of my dinner parties tenfold Korean food is what I go to for comfort, with its hearty stews and spicy sauces. But even though dishes like kimchi jjigae and bulgogi make regular appearances on my dining table, I still often found myself wanting to swing by my favorite Korean joints for a dine-in experience. Given how regularly I crave Korean food, I thought it’d be in the best interests of my bank account if I could bridge the gap between my home cooked meals an

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Five key benefits of optimizing customer loyalty in the restaurant industry

TastyIgniter

Optimizing customer loyalty in the restaurant industry is crucial for long-term success. Loyal customers provide a reliable revenue source, spend more per visit, enhance employee morale, and offer valuable feedback. They also help restaurants weather downturns, introduce new services, and gain a competitive edge.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Grocery Store Tourism Is Taking Off

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Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images [link]

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Protected: Order with Google Changes: What Your Restaurant Needs to Know

ChowNow

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Order with Google Changes: What Your Restaurant Needs to Know appeared first on ChowNow.

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Chef Mashama Bailey Is Closing Her Two Austin Restaurants

EATER

Downtown Austin hotel restaurant Diner Bar, by acclaimed chef Mashama Bailey, is closing at the Thompson Austin hotel in July.

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Restaurant Sales - DC - June 2024

Margin Edge

DMV restaurant sales were heating up this June! On a seven-day moving average, Full Service ended +2% up from June 2023, and Fast Casual ended with +4% growth compared to last year's numbers.

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.