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  • Restaurant of the Week: Sedgwick's Bar

    12/31/14  |  By: Guest Author
    Restaurant of the Week: Sedgwick's Bar
    Located in Old Town, Sedgwick's Bar & Grill is the perfect example of a neighborhood hangout in Chicago. This restaurant and sports bar has an extensive food and drink menu that sets it far apart from the rest. We sat down with manager, Mario Davila, and talked about his keys to keeping Sedgwick's the go to spot in Old Town. Here are a few excerpts from our interview:  -How many years have you been working in the restaurant industry?   Nine years. ...
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  • RDW Announces- "Toronto's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"

    1/22/15  |  By: Doug
    RDW Announces- "Toronto's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"
    Restaurant Discount Warehouse is pleased to announce our selection of “Toronto’s Top Food Critics and Bloggers.” We have sorted through a wide collection of restaurant and foodie bloggers to find the best. These bloggers do a wonderful job of representing the food and restaurant scene in the city of Toronto and Restaurant Discount Warehouse is proud to acknowledge their work.   Toronto has a lively restaurant scene and our list of top food critics...
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  • RDW Announces- "Seattle's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"

    12/22/14  |  By: Doug
    RDW Announces- "Seattle's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"
      RDW has selected our list of “Seattle’s Top Food Critics and Bloggers.” We have searched high and low for the best of the best when it comes to food critics and bloggers in the Seattle area. From sampling Seattle’s most iconic foods to trying the hottest new restaurants, these bloggers have it covered.     The purpose of this list is to acknowledge the individuals that keep the food industry buzzing while holding restaurants to a higher...
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  • RDW Announces- "Austin's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"

    12/9/14  |  By: Doug
    RDW Announces- "Austin's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"
      Restaurant Discount Warehouse is excited to announce our top food critics and bloggers from the city of Austin, Texas. Our list of “Austin’s Top Food Critics and Bloggers” represents the best of the best when it comes to those who are passionate about the restaurant industry in the Austin area.      The restaurant and food industry is always evolving and these bloggers and critics are at the forefront. From esteemed critics to foodies, the...
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  • Brunch Makes Breakfast Sizzle

    11/15/14  |  By: Doug
    Brunch Makes Breakfast Sizzle
    As part of our series “Secrets of Successful Restaurants,” we interviewed, manager of Brunch, located at 644 N. Orleans in Chicago. Following are edited excerpts of our conversation. 1. How many years have you been working in the restaurant industry? (wordy but not sure what exactly you were looking for) I have been in the industry for 10 years. Started as a hostess and cross trained as a busser and food runner. Throughout my junior and senior years of high school I...
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  • Bub City Interview

    12/9/14  |  By: Doug
    Bub City Interview
    As part of our series “Secrets of Successful Restaurants,” we interviewed Jason Parent, the manager of Bub City, located at 435 N Clark Street in Chicago.   Following are edited excerpts from our conversation.     How many years have you been working in the restaurant industry? 25 years How did you get into the industry?   I was a busboy at a small, privately owned place called Mr. Z's pizza.  I still don't know...
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  • RDW Announces- "Vancouver's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"

    1/29/15  |  By: Doug
    RDW Announces- "Vancouver's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"
        We are very happy to announce our final list of “Vancouver’s Top Food Critics and Bloggers.” Restaurant Discount Warehouse embarked on a search to find the best of the best when it comes to blogging about food, and we couldn’t be more excited about our list for Vancouver.   Our collection of “Vancouver’s Top Food Critics and Bloggers” does a wonderful job of representing the city of Vancouver. These bloggers...
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  • RDW Announces- "San Francisco's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"

    4/27/2015  |  By: Doug
    RDW Announces- "San Francisco's Top Food Critics and Bloggers"
    Congratulations to our selection of "San Francisco's Top Food Critics and Bloggers." Restaurant Discount Warehouse has searched for the best of the best when it comes to food bloggers in the bay area. We think our selection of food critics and bloggers do a great job of highlighting the best cuisine and food trends that San Francisco has to offer. San Francisco is overflowing with wonderful restaurants and trendy eateries. These bloggers do a great job keeping us up to date on...
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  • Inventory Gone Wrong

    2/03/15  |  By: Doug
    In the restaurant industry, to attain the position of general manager is often a dream. At least, it was for me. To earn this title, I had to learn how to perform the inventory. While it is a rather straightforward process, the countless numbers and never-ending products can blur together into one mundane mathematical mess. I had been doing the store's inventory for about two months. I had the hang of it, more or less, and was feeling rather confident in my new task. As I counted stock,...
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  • Dining out on a budget

    2/11/15  |  By: Guest Author
    Seasoned Corn One thing that is very prominent in the country that I grew up (Trinidad and Tobago) is street food. You can find it everywhere at any time. It is a food type that is a staple and can be eaten from breakfast to dinner. One of my favorite ones is a boiled corn that is well seasoned. Boiled corn is one of those things that you know your hands can get a little dirty eating but it’s so worth it. It’s a meal in itself. You most times get this corn in...
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  • Restaurant of the Week Feature- Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt

    6/2/2015  |  By: Doug
    Restaurant of the Week Feature- Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt
    This week we are happy to feature a restaurant concept that knows the key to success, Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt. With multiple locations throughout the US, Yumz is committed to serving fresh, vitamin packed ingredients and yogurt, "creating the ultimate adventure for your taste buds". We recently spoke with owners Matt Thelander and John Barnes on what they do to keep their locations running smoothly and what they envision for a successful future. Below are a few excerpts from our...
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  • Restaurant of the Week Feature- Quest Food Management Services

    5/15/2015  |  By: Doug
    Restaurant of the Week Feature- Quest Food Management Services
    This week we are featuring Quest Food Management Services as our restaurant of the week. We decided to feature not your average restaurant this week as Quest customizes foodservice programs in high schools and grade schools in the Chicagoland area. For almost 3 decades, Quest has been serving fresh, wholesome, made from scratch food with a strong passion to serve their customers. Take a look at what the President of Quest, Nick Saccaro, had to say about Quest Food Management Services...
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