Thursday, June 26, 2014

Priceline, TripAdvisor Dipping Into Mobile Restaurant Reservations

We've talked before about the effects of technology on the restaurant industry. Here's more proof that mobile applications are considered to be the future of the dining-out experience. Two giant names in online travel reservations, Priceline and TripAdvisor, are stepping into restaurant scheduling, as well.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Ohio Man, 91, Creating Small-Scale Replica of Jacobs Field

Attention to detail is a trait that every good building contractor understands well. That's why we can especially appreciate the work of Joe Duncan, a 91-year-old man who is building a detailed replica of Jacobs Field. It's not the first model he's undertaken, but it may be the most intricate, right down to the seating on the third-base line. Take a look at his amazing work!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Stop, Thief! This Restaurant Put You on Facebook!

A restaurant in Arizona had an interesting -- and humiliating -- way to handle a man who stole some artwork from its walls. Instead of calling the police, the pub's owner posted surveillance footage of the thief stuffing the $500 painting into a backpack. Not bad for an amateur crime fighter!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Find Dining Discounts With These Mobile Apps

Eating out can be fun, but expensive. Thanks to technology, though, you can find ways to save money while still enjoying the experience of dining away from home. Several mobile applications offer tips on locating the best discounts for your favorite restaurants.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

'No Tipping' Policy Aims to Protect Servers, KY Restaurant Says

It may seem like a crazy idea to some, but a restaurant in Newport, Ky., says it is looking out for its waiters and waitresses by instituting an anti-tipping policy. Instead, Packhouse Meats pays servers $10 an hour or 20 percent of their individual food sales per shift. The policy is geared toward rewarding employees for their actual work, not by the whims of the customer. What do you think of the idea?

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

When Renovating Home, Choose Contractor Wisely And Don't Forget Insurance

There are many things to consider when renovating your home. Two of the most important aspects involve selecting an experienced, trustworthy contractor and setting up adequate insurance for the project. The following article offers some advice to help your remodeling process go as smoothly as possible.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Mobile Payments Continue Push Into U.S. Restaurants

You can't go into a restaurant nowadays without seeing some evidence of technological progress. Mobile payments are one of the fastest-growing high-tech applications being used by customers. Find out how it works ...