Independent Restaurants Urge Congress To Pass ‘RESTAURANTS Act’ To Save Industry, Millions Of Jobs

“When you look at the airline industry, you look at cruise lines, you look at banks, you look at car manufacturers, none of those businesses employ nearly a fraction of what independent restaurants do,” said Nayfeld. “If you look at an independent restaurant, that money is going to go directly to the local community.”

Katy Perry PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Star stays vigilant as she keeps pepper spray close while draping her baby belly with grey dress as she fetches food

She echoed her comments in a recent interview with Howard Stern, detailing: ‘Obviously, that will happen in the future, but for now we just want to deliver a healthy child. And that’s what’s coming up right now!’

Influential winemaker Milla Handley, an early Anderson Valley champion, dies at 68 due to COVID-19

She was a champion of the Anderson Valley, which over the course of her career transformed from an unknown entity into one of California’s premier winegrowing areas. And she provided a model for sustainable farming: In 2005, the Handley Estate Vineyard was the first in Anderson Valley to become certified organic through the California Certified […]

Universal credit earnings calculations unlawful, judge says

Last month the appeal court upheld a ruling that universal credit financially penalised claimants whose salary payment day and assessment period fell at the end of a month, resulting in fluctuating levels of income and reducing income in some cases by hundreds of pounds a year.

UPDATE 3-Britain’s Kingfisher buoyed by lockdown DIY sales boom

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Home improvement retailer Kingfisher forecast first-half underlying profit ahead of last year after exceptionally strong demand for DIY and gardening products during coronavirus lockdowns drove a 21.6% jump in second-quarter same-store sales.

Turkish annual July inflation dips below 12%, lira firms

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s consumer price inflation fell to a lower-than-expected 11.76% year-on-year in July, official data showed on Tuesday, reversing two months of rising inflation as the economy continued to emerge from lockdown.

Why Bay Area newcomer Dunkin’ Donuts matters to East Coasters

In the mid-aughts, a Krispy Kreme siege — seven stores statewide — tested our loyalty to Dunkins. I won’t lie: Late at night, my brothers and I drove to the Krispy Kreme in Dedham. What can I say? It was new, it was shiny, it had that “Hot Now” sign, and for a moment it […]

Essential wine and drinks stories by writers of color

Gaiter is still a prolific wine writer, the senior editor for Grape Collective. This week, she wrote a chilling piece in the industry publication SevenFifty Daily about what it’s like to be black in the very, very white world of wine. “I’m angry, exhausted, and hurting,” she writes. The killing of George Floyd and the […]

Dark side of wine labeling: A California winemaker’s Oregon controversy

It’s no secret that Carole Meredith and Steve Lagier make beautiful wines from the small vineyard at their 1,300-foot-high Mt. Veeder home. I’ve long enjoyed their peppery Syrah, which packs big flavors into a lithe frame. But on a recent visit to their property, the Lagier-Meredith Malbec 2016 ($45, 13.6%) was the real revelation, largely […]

Cornflakes for lunch! German parents say open school before mum goes nuts

“It is OK that you have a screaming kid in the background or a dog running around,” she said. “Now I am talking about my kids with my team quite a lot so they can see it is possible to have kids and responsibility in the company.”