Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Restaurant closes after landlord dispute

Mama Mia’s Italian Restaurant in The Woodlands, Texas was forced to closed after an ongoing dispute between the owner and landlord. The operator placed umbrellas in a common area in the front of the restaurant to help block the sun, which violated the terms of the establishment’s lease. According to Your Houston News, the restaurantMore »

Restaurants encourage informal photos

Restaurants encourage informal photos

If you’re not already on Instagram or Vine, you’re missing out on a social media opportunity that your competitors can easily use to their own advantages. Folks with smartphones are quick to snap photos or shoot video of their meals, drinks and friends sharing said drinks and meals –– and then posting them to Facebook,More »

Pizza Slang

Pizza Slang

We all know “Pie” and “Za” mean pizza. But have you ever thought of all of the terms thrown around in your pizzeria? Eat24 has created a guide to pizza slang terms. Let’s see if your staff knows the lingo: Pepperoni “Flyers” Sausage “Alpo,” “Kibbles N’ Bits,” and “Puppy Chow” Mushrooms “Screamers” Green Peppers “GreenMore »

Is your pizzeria better today than it was yesterday?

Is your pizzeria better today than it was yesterday?

When John Gutekanst filed his story for this issue, I was enamored with the quote he dug up from influential jazz musician John Coltrane. The reward, as the saxophonist put it, often is not to be found at the final destination, but in the striving to reach it. That is when you learn about yourMore »

Yelp to clean up restaurant industry?

Yelp to clean up restaurant industry?

Health scores are now available on Yelp. Earlier this year, The City of San Francisco partnered with Yelp to provide restaurant health inspection data. New York City is next, with dozens more to follow. Restaurant health inspection information is readily available to the public through local government Web sites and local media. Publishing health scoresMore »