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Children no longer have an excuse to leave the Brussels Sprouts at Christmas as Waitrose has become the first to develop a “kid friendly” version of the notorious festive vegetable.
The supermarket chain is sending the new, sweeter variety of the sprout into stores for a limited two week period today after working with growers to develop the product.
Applebee’s, the nation’s largest casual dining chain, on Tuesday will announce plans to place tablets at every table in every one of its U.S. restaurants by the end of 2014. Folks can use the tablets to pay whenever they want — and to order things like appetizers, desserts or even play video games.
Pizza Hut is attempting to smooth over a scandal from last week that resulted in a Elkhart, Indiana manager being fired after he refused to make his employees work on Thanksgiving. According to a statement on their Facebook page, the whole incident “could and should have been avoided.” They claim former manager Tony Rohr has been offered his job back, although according to a local news report below, Rohr has yet to accept the position.
Put down that Bloody Mary you just made with boring ole flavorless vodka.
UV Vodka, the brand behind flavors like Sweet Green Tea and Espresso, has introduced Sriracha-flavored vodka.
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