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Doktor Klaw And The Lobster Caper

sargentby Steven Doyle

I just came across this story on America Public Media’s food blog called The Splendid Table where they interview a man named Ben Sargent who ran a double underground lobster roll business. This is the stuff Seinfeld would have loved. After running two failed restaurants Sargent wet underground selling his now famous lobster rolls out of his basement. After the Fire Marshall busted him for his over-the-top propane usage Sargent took to the streets where he would get odd phone calls to sell his rolls in these clandestine locations.  Continue reading

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New Cooking Channel Program Restaurant Redemption Gives Crimson A Makeover

crimsonby Steven Doyle

The latest in kitchen makeover TV is Restaurant Redemption which premiers on the Cooking Channel. Redemption offers a different take on the makeover, just focusing on Asian restaurants across the country.  Hosted by Ching-He Huang who takes a week to revive menus by giving them new inspiration and direction to turn their businesses around. From updating tired, dated menus to renovating an establishment’s décor, Ching uses her Asian heritage and culinary expertise to save restaurant owners from financial collapse.    Continue reading

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