More Posts On: Dining, Food and Drink

You May Get a Share of Money From Ginger Ale Settlement

You may be eligible for your share of $11,200,000.00 from a class action settlement which was reached in mediation if you had purchased Canada Dry ginger ale products between Tuesday, January 1, 2013 and Wednesday, December 19, 2018…

…but you must electronically submit your claim with a valid claim no later than…

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Can You Spot the $11.2 Million Mistake on This Can?

I must start out by apologizing to you, as the title of this article is actually not true. The mistake on the can of Canada Dry ginger ale in the photograph — one of millions of similar cans — will cost the company which manufactures the product significantly more than $11.2 million.

I will…

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Are Cruise Lines The Next Frontier for Lucrative Ancillary Fees?

Ordering room service aboard a cruise ship used to be included with the cost of a cruise — but now some cruise lines have been charging as much as $7.95 for room service; and other cruise lines are considering implementing a charge.

Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean both already charge $7.95 for room service — other than for orders for continental breakfast — as of 2015 and March 2017 respectively.

According to an announcement from Carnival Cruise Line — which…

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Is Handling Food With Bare Hands Disgusting?

What if you were at a lounge or restaurant and was ready to eat something — only to find that the food for which you were craving was handled with bare hands? Would you then suddenly lose your appetite?

“While the lounge is beautiful and well-stocked with high-quality food and drinks, the hygiene of the food preparation leaves much to be desired”…

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Christmas Dinner…In a Can

Do you dread all of the preparation which is required for a memorable Christmas feast? Have you been tasked to bring something of a liquid nature through an airport security checkpoint and aboard an airplane for a loved one who is far away? Do you long for all of the courses of a holiday dinner — from soup to nuts to dessert; and perhaps even breakfast — but you are dining solo this year?

Do not fear — your answer is here…

…or — at least…

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Did Bike Lanes Kill My Favorite Kosher Delicatessen?

After 73 years of serving such favorites as overstuffed pastrami sandwiches, sour pickles, matzo ball soup, potato salad, knishes, rugelach and latkes, the doors of Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen were permanently closed as of Saturday, June 30, 2018 — and all purportedly because of bike lanes.

Bike lanes?!?

The seemingly venerable establishment…

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Get a Burger King Whopper For One Cent — At McDonald’s?!?

Ah, the marketing department at Burger King never seems to fail at concocting new — and rather outrageous — campaigns associated with its long-time rival, McDonald’s; and this time is no exception: for a limited time, you can now order a Whopper sandwich at McDonald’s for only one cent.

“What?!?”, you may have involuntarily asked yourself with incredulous disbelief.

It is actually…

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Save Up to 40 Percent on Priority Pass Membership 2018 For the First Year

If you are tired of dealing with the hustle and bustle of waiting in a public space at an airport prior to boarding the airplane for your flight, you are in luck: you can save up to 40 percent on Priority Pass off of your first year of membership — depending on which of three plans you choose — to enjoy access to the sanctuary of greater than 1,200 lounges and restaurants at airports around the world regardless of airline flown or class of ticket…

…but you must…

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New Free Breakfast Policy in Effect at Hyatt Place

Now in effect as of Thursday, November 1, 2018 is the new policy is that only members of the World of Hyatt frequent guest loyalty program who book their reservations directly with Hyatt instead of through third parties will qualify for breakfast to be included with their stays when paying an eligible rate — about which…

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