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One Of Chicago's Oldest Greek Restaurants Was Shut Down By City

One Of Chicago's Oldest Greek Restaurants Was Shut Down By City
The Parthenon, one of Chicago's oldest Greek restaurants (and one of the most popular destinations in Greektown) has been shut down by the city. The restaurant claims it is reopening Thursday night or Friday. When we tried to visit the restaurant …
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Chow Down During One of Chicagos Best Food Tours: Tastiest Tours Revealed by ChicagoTraveler.com

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013

Everybody loves food. It’s hard to complain while walking through the streets of Chitown, tasting all of the delectable delights the city is famous for, and that’s why the editors of ChicagoTraveler.com have come up with a list of the best food tours in Chicago. This is one of the rare occasions that it is recommended to bite off more than you can chew, talk with your mouth full, and undo that top button of those skinny jeans. Pick up a fork and dig in on one of these outstanding Chicago food tours!

Tastebud Food Tours – $ 44

With options ranging from a desert tour (for those with an extra active sweet tooth), to classic Chicago food tours that sample the best of Chicago’s classic meals, Tastebud Food Tours does dining right. The tours include stops at the best food joints in Chitown, and each tour gives a foodie enough spoonfuls to fill up and roll back to the hotel room.

Bikes, Bites & Brews Tour – $ 49 – $ 59

Bobby’s Bike Hike has the perfect tour for cycle enthusiasts that are looking to work up an appetite. A sampling from the best of Chicago’s pizza, hot dogs, cupcakes and a beer will make it hard for stuffed bikers to pedal home! Explore Chicago’s popular neighborhoods while tasting the town’s prized treats.

Chicago Dine Around – $ 89

For food fanatics looking to really indulge, the editors of ChicagoTraveler.com recommend Chicago Dine Around. With Hor D’oeuvres at the first restaurant, a main course at the second, and dessert at a third, this food experience is perfect of people looking for a unique (and of course, delicious!) experience.

Chicago Food Planet Tours – $ 47

With different options to choose from, Chicago Food Planet gives diners the chance to decide what to stuff themselves with. From a Chinese food tour through Chicago’s Chinatown, to chow options in other parts of the city, Chicago Food Planet tours are sure to impress.

Chicago Pizza Tours $ 60 – $ 80

Pizza, pizza, we love you! And Chicago pizza, it can’t get better than that. Chicago is famed for having incredible pizzas, so find out how tasty we’re talking on a Chicago Pizza Tour. Chicago Pizza Tours offers an original tour (just pizza), and a Pizza & Cocktails Tour (wet the whistle while chowing down).

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Re: Fast Food CEO Shuts Down Struggling Branch During ‘Undercover Boss’ Episode

Re: Fast Food CEO Shuts Down Struggling Branch During 'Undercover Boss' Episode

Source: ekdos As Rick Silva’s turn on “Undercover Boss” began this past Friday, he spent time singing the praises of his company’s high standards. The CEO of the Checkers and Rally’s fast-food burger chain demands “perfection,” he said, and makes regular use of focus groups to test the chain’s burgers. But on his in-disguise visits to three restaurants, he heard an entirely different story. His company’s infrastructure is lacking, and you can’t hear orders on the speaker system at the drive-through. Buttons are mislabeled at the preparation stations. Some of his floor managers have barely received any training. But the real eye-opener came from working alongside three rank-and-file employees. The trio of crew members who found themselves training a man named “Alex Garcia” taught him what perfection is really about. Take Todd, a member of the grill and fry station at a branch in Homestead, Florida. He needs his job not just for his own livelihood but also for his mom’s. And so he endures the abuse of the store manager, who threatens his employees with physical beatings to get them into line. But when questioned outside by a man whom he presumed to be a random contestant on a reality show — Silva in disguise — about the situation, Todd overcame any fear about standing out and stands up. The treatment makes him feel “worthless,” he told Alex. And so it’s exactly in that spirit that he approached Stevens, the manager in Homestead who bullied Todd and threatened the other
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