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French chefs struggle to reinvent themselves amid uncertainty

Viktor Mercier attended a prestigious culinary school in France, worked in Michelin-starred restaurants and made it to the finals of the popular television show "Top Chef." Last year he open...

California's 1st Latino US senator brings cheers, anger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is getting its first Latino U.S. senator. For Gov. Gavin Newsom, it’s a political gamble. The Democratic governor Tuesday named Secretary of State Alex ...

From restaurants to retailers, virus transformed economies

NEW YORK (AP) — It would be just a temporary precaution. When the viral pandemic erupted in March, employees of the small insurance firm Thimble fled their Manhattan offices. CEO Jay...

Insider Q&A: Aman Narang, CEO of the payments company Toast

BALTIMORE (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has crushed many restaurants and forced those that have survived to become more creative. It’s not just about deliveries and al fresco dining. Or about the us...

IPO caps year of growth - but still no profit - for DoorDash

DoorDash is capping a year of explosive growth with an initial public offering of its stock, hoping to keep the momentum going even if demand for food delivery eases in a post-pandemic world. ...

DoorDash sets share price at $102 ahead of Wednesday IPO

DoorDash has priced its shares at $102 apiece heading into its stock market debut Wednesday, valuing the 7-year-old food delivery company at nearly $39 billion. The price was higher ...

Celebrate the festive season at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is arguably the most sophisticated address in the city and with a reputation for having one of the most Instagrammable Christmas trees in town. Christmas and New Year are aro...

Regent Taipei launches gourmet sandwiches for luxurious weekend brunches

The post-pandemic health awareness dictates increasing importance for the takeaway and grab-n-go menus. Thus, starting today, Gallery Lounge 2F is offering its newly updated weekend brunch, featuring ...

Insider Q&A: Bloomin' Brands CEO David Deno

As coronavirus lockdowns hit the U.S. in March, Bloomin’ Brands CEO David Deno called an emergency meeting for his 12-member executive team. “We collectively said, ‘What we do today ...

Regent proudly presents the first and only Royal Turducken in Taiwan

Feasting on turkeys is a common practice during Thanksgiving; this year, Regent Taipei presents an uncommon twist on this classic tradition. This holiday season, try the first and only Royal Turducken...

Ms.Jigger: Sophisticated cicchetti and narrative-led cocktails by Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 November 2020 - Channelling the elegance of a well-heeled traveller with a soft spot for la sua preferita Italy, Ms.Jigger comes to life as a narrative-driven cockta...

McDonald's cult classic, the McRib, is coming back

NEW YORK (AP) — McRib, the fast food sandwich that went viral before viral was a thing, is back. McDonald's announced Friday that for the first time in eight years it is bringing ba...

Business Highlights

___ Bleak outlook without stimulus: More layoffs, anemic growth WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s move Tuesday to cut off talks on another government aid p...

Brand New Pet-Friendly Amenities and Rooftop Lawn at Peak Galleria

Introducing Pet Elevator, Pet Route, Photoshoot Station Launching Peaknic Combo -- Picnic with Breathtaking View of Hong Kong HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 7 October 2020 - Following its muc...

Taiwan’s Tainan to roll out multilingual menus for foreign tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan is launching multilingual menus this year in a bid to boost tourism and promote its culinary scene—a source of pride for the southern Taiwanese city. Based...