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Strawless in Seattle: Tutta Bella Champions Eco-friendly Efforts

In July 2018, Seattle became the first city in the United States to ban plastic straws by requesting all food service businesses to source recyclable or compostable packaging and alternatives to all disposable items like take-out containers, cups, straws, and utensils. But Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, a regional pizzeria chain, … More

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Technomic’s Top 5 Insights From the Top 500 Restaurants

It's looking a little treacherous out there for the independent. The restaurant industry as a whole has slowed down this year and competition is expected to only get more fierce. What can we learn from the top 500 restaurant businesses? Leading data analysis group for the restaurant industry Technomic spoke at the National … More

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Stranded Italians Open up Shop in Antigua

Basilico Antigua exploded off the screen of Trip Advisor when I searched for an Italian restaurant on the sunny island of Antigua. Antigua is one of the two major islands that make up the Caribbean nation of Antigua & Barbuda. Luckily the restaurant was within walking distance of the hotel … More

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Not a Pizza Handout, but a Path to Change

Pixza in Mexico City is unlike any other pizzeria. And it’s not just because their dough is blue. Their business model is built on social and economic empowerment through pizza. How they serve Mexico City It starts with their dough, which is made with Mexican blue corn. 100% of the … More