Tiffany Adds Jewel-Toned Cafe to Flagship Fifth Avenue Store

Yes, this now means breakfast at Tiffany’s

It’s Holly Golightly’s dream come true: Tiffany & Co.’s flagship Fifth Avenue store is opening a cafe this week where one can breakfast (and lunch) at Tiffany’s. Blue Box Cafe springs open this Friday, November 10 with American food and tea service in a room dripping in Tiffany blue, Vanity Fair reports.

It’s the first restaurant for the 180-year-old luxury jeweler, and the prices and setting befit the opulence Tiffany peddles. Breakfast and lunch are set at $29 and $39 respectively, offering two courses at each. Breakfast includes croissant, fruit, and a choice of dishes like truffle eggs and avocado toast, while lunch is an appetizer such as mushroom soup and entree such as a chicken BLT sandwich. Tea service for $49 is likely the superlative way to experience the splendor, with a selection of teas and lots of pastries and sweets. The full menu, which will change with the seasons, is below.

As for the space, it’s a Tiffany box come to life. Tiffany chief artistic officer Reed Krakoff is the force behind the design, which is covered in the brand’s trademark blue from the slipcovers on the chairs to the paint on the walls. Wall decorations are Tiffany window displays in miniature, filled with chrome figurines, diamonds, and homewares.

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Source: Eater

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9 Restaurants Where Vets Can Eat Free on Veterans Day 2017

If you served, let these restaurants serve you.


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The following restaurants are offering specials for Veterans Day.  Click here to see what they are offering.

  1. Applebee’s
  2. IHOP
  3. Olive Garden
  4. Buffalo Wild Wings
  5. Outback Steakhouse
  6. Chili’s Bar and Grill
  7. O’Charley’s
  8. Red Lobster
  9. Dunkin Donuts

Happy Veterans Day!

Source: Huffington Post


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Shari’s Café and Pies Announces Early November Specials!

Kids Eat For $1 Weekdays, Veterans To Enjoy Free Pancake Breakfast On Veterans Day

Shari_s_logo_oval_onlyShari’s Café and Pies announced today special weekday pricing for families with kids eating for just $1 October 30th-November 10th, and a salute to our military with a free pancake breakfast for all current and former military on Veterans Day, November 11th. Both specials are good at all 94 Shari’s Café and Pies locations throughout Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nebraska and Wyoming.

The Shari’s Café and Pies Kids Eat for $1 promotion is good Monday through Friday, October 30ththrough November 10th. For every adult entrée purchased, two kid entrees can be purchased at only $1each. This offer is only valid Monday- Friday.

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Fazoli’s Celebrates Veterans Day with Weekend Long Offer for America’s Heroes

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Fazoli’s, the nation’s largest fast casual Italian chain, is showing support to our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day by offering all active, inactive and retired military personnel a free spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, no purchase necessary with an I.D. or in uniform. This offer will run all weekend from Friday, November 10th through Sunday, November 12th. In addition to the Veterans Day weekend offer, Fazoli’s is rolling out an ongoing year round discount program for veterans by offering ten percent off any purchase with a military I.D. or in uniform.

“Fazoli’s is proud to support our nation’s military, and there is no greater honor than serving the incredible servicemen and women of our country,” said Vice President of Marketing, Jodie Conrad. “On Veterans Day and all yearlong, we say thank you to our veterans and active duty service members by inviting them to enjoy delicious and fresh Italian fare for an unbeatable value.”

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June’s: Canada’s First HIV+ Eatery Opens Doors Today in Toronto

New campaign by Casey House to shine a light on stigma around HIV/AIDS 

June's HIV Positive Eatery 12Today Casey House opens the doors to June’s, Canada’s first pop-up restaurant run by HIV positive chefs. To ignite a conversation around the stigma that people living with HIV/AIDS experience, Chef Matt Basile of Fidel Gastro will lead a team of 14 HIV positive individuals-turned-cooks on November 7and 8 in Toronto. Chef Basile collaborated with the cooks on menu to build a 4-course-meal featuring their favourite ingredients as well as led them through a training session on kitchen skills and food preparation fundamentals.

“We explored this stigma through a study we conducted as part of our campaign Break Bread. Smash Stigma. The study revealed that only half of Canadians would knowingly share or eat food prepared by someone who is HIV positive despite the fact you cannot transmit the disease through food preparation,” said Joanne Simons, CEO of Casey House. “My hope for June’s is that the experience leaves a lasting impression and will help to continue to break down barriers around stigma. We are so grateful to our partners and sponsors like RBC who are standing with us to help bring our vision of June’s to life.”

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Wine by Design Releases Houston Astros 2017 World Series Championship Sparkling Wine

Houston Astros Sparkling WineTo celebrate the Houston Astros World Series championship, Wine by Design, the exclusive wine licensee of Major League Baseball, is delivering a limited-edition World Series Championship Brut with Rack & Riddle.  Rack & Riddle, one of the largest custom wine operations nationwide specializing in sparkling wine, has created the Houston AstrosWorld Series sparkling wine. Wine is available online and at select retail outlets. For more information, visit

“This is our 6th year creating a Limited Edition World Series Sparkling with MLB. We are fortunate to have found such a great partner in Rack and Riddle to create a sparkling wine from one of the most prestigious winemaking regions in California for such a momentous occasion,” said Diane Karle, CEO, Wine by Design.

Wine by Design created championship wines to celebrate the victories of the San Francisco Giants (2012 & 2014), Boston Red Sox (2013), Kansas City Royals (2015) and Chicago Cubs (2016), each of which honored historic moments for those Clubs. This is the first World Series title in franchise history for the Houston Astros, making a truly momentous occasion for their fans.

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Mary Boyer Sustainable Food and Agriculture Grants

brwia-logo-smaller_2The purpose of the Mary Boyer Sustainable Agriculture and Food Grants are to strengthen our local food system by supporting female farmers, ranchers, and processors who plan to create sustainable solutions to expand or increase farm production in the High Country.

The grant is open to female farmers, ranchers, and producers in our service area including the NC Counties of: Alleghany, Avery, Ashe, Caldwell, Watauga, Wilkes, Mitchell, and Yancey.

2018 Grant Schedule:

October 3, 2017                           Grant Application Released

October 18, 2017                         Call for proposals

November 30, 2017                     Grant Proposals Due

January 1, 2018                             Grant Awards Announced

Mid-January 2018                         Grantee Orientation

November 1, 2018                       Grantee Final Reports Due

To apply, click here…

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Red Lobster® Launches My Red Lobster Rewards℠

App-Based Loyalty Program Guests Earn Points and Redeem Tasty Rewards with New App

Red LobsterRed Lobster® announced today the nationwide* launch of a new app-based loyalty program, My Red Lobster Rewards℠, which rewards Red Lobster guests for doing what they already love to do – enjoy delicious seafood!

My Red Lobster Rewards members will earn one point for every dollar spent at Red Lobster. Once members earn 125 points, they will receive a reward – the choice between three tasty offers – which can be redeemed during a future restaurant visit. As a welcome bonus, Red Lobster is giving guests who sign up for My Red Lobster Rewards 75 free points. The points are accumulated and tracked through the My Red Lobster Rewards app simply by scanning a QR code located on their receipt.

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