Tag: restaurant

Pikachu-Themed Pokemon Cafe Opens in Japan, Explodes with Cuteness

July 23, 2014 // 11:57 am

Really surprised no one thought of this sooner. Turns out Japan is the home of the brand-new Pokemon restaurant called the Pikachu Cafe. Located in downtown Tokyo, the Pokemon-inspired eatery recently opened, driving fans of the 20-year-old franchise through the doors.

The Pikachu Cafe is decked out with tons…

Restaurant Reservation Scalping Site is Why People Hate SF Startups

July 9, 2014 // 12:41 pm

When startups start to mess with your dinner reservations, things either accelerate to awesome or spiral downwards into so, so wrong.  ReservationHop, a new startup in San Francisco, is unfortunately the latter. Not because of their tech working or their product, but because they’re business model is based…

New Sign Language Restaurant Only Takes Orders In American Sign Language

July 8, 2014 // 12:23 am

Brilliant idea alert: later this month, a new restaurant will be opening up in Toronto called “Signs” on 558 Yonge Street, which promises to be Canada’s first “deaf” restaurant where customers are asked to order their dinners using only American Sign Language.

Staffed primarily by deaf servers, the restaurant hopes…

Restaurant Illegally Docks Employees’ Pay for Burning Waffles, Soggy Pork

June 27, 2014 // 1:26 am

A cafe in Australia takes pork and waffles very seriously. So much so that they’re willing to dock an employee’s pay by $100. I’m one for crispy bacon and soft waffles, but I wouldn’t go as far as charging that much for a simple mistake.

The Perth restaurant is…

Disney’s Ratatouille Restaurant Makes You Feel Magically Rodent-Sized

June 23, 2014 // 1:30 pm

We’ve all taken a moment at the end of Ratatouille and thought, “Man, what I’d give to eat at that rat’s restaurant”. While it’s pretty ludicrous to seethe over a fictional rodent’s animated restaurant, part of us hoped it would one day become a reality. After all, Ratatouille did…

A California Restaurant is Serving a Foodbeast Ramen Pizza on its Secret Menu

June 17, 2014 // 2:01 pm

There’s a fondness in my heart for pizzerias. Having spent a good chunk of my high school experience working in one, I’ve come to appreciate the simple menu of a family-owned pizza shop. Every so often, however, it’s pretty cool to see one taking an innovative turn with their…

This LA Shop Will Serve You Chocolate Fried Chicken

June 16, 2014 // 11:36 am

Chocolate and chicken might not sound like the ultimate pairing, but ohhh baby is that false. Umami Burger founder Adam Fleischman took this culinary match and ran with it, opening Choco Chicken last week in Los Angeles.

Just like its name implies, Choco Chicken features none other than chocolatey…

Restaurant Issues Ban on Tipping, Compensates by Giving Servers 20% of Sales Per Shift

June 9, 2014 // 12:22 pm

Packhouse Meats isn’t just known for their food, rather, they’re known for their very public ban on tipping. The Kentucky restaurant opened earlier this year and with it a decree that no server will receive tips in any way, shape, or form. The floor of the establishment even features…

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