Eight Things on Menus That Are Way Overpriced

November 18, 2015

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  Thrillist.com recently asked a bunch of chefs and restaurant owners to name the most overpriced things on menus.  Here are the top eight.   1.  Fried calamari.  It's almost always overpriced, and it's mostly breading.     2.  Spicy tuna rolls.  A lot of sushi chefs use old, leftover pieces of tuna when they… Read More

Four Ways You're Grilling Burgers Wrong

September 2, 2015

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  Labor Day weekend is coming up, so here's a list that might help you on the grill.  It's four ways you might be cooking burgers wrong . . . 1.  Don't use burgers with too much fat.  Ground beef with a higher percentage of fat is usually cheaper.  That's okay if you're cooking burgers… Read More

Where You Sit in a Restaurant Affects How Much You Eat

October 7, 2014

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According to a recent study out of Cornell, where you sit in a restaurant can actually affect how much you EAT. Researchers observed people at 27 different restaurants across the country.  Here are four things that can subconsciously make you eat LESS, and eat healthier. 1.  Pick a table that's well lit.  It's not clear… Read More