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Young and hungry

...menu before Villanueva said they decided to start up a restaurant of their own.When they found out the Waffle Co. was...commonly associated with youth - impulsively opening a restaurant or shunning traditional flavors - but these young restaurateurs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-01/young-and-hungry
Local
Empire Editorial: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewide

...The fact is, even without considering the health benefits, it's simply nice to be able to go to a bar, a club or a restaurant and not come out smelling like smoke. Smoking is a habit that inflicts its harm directly and unavoidably upon others...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-26/empire-editorial-secondhand-smoke-thr
Opinion
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...dilemma. How do I un-supersize my meals? I have read many an article on how to not eat everything on your plate at a restaurant, to ask the server to not bring the bread basket, or how to order the low calorie options. All of these tips are...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/meals-midgi-does-size-really-matt
CCWFeatures
Student chefs whisk away to culinary competition

...responsible for calculating exact costs of all ingredients (converted to ounces), and then marked up 33 percent as a restaurant would do.The cooking classes at TMHS cover broad ground in nutrition, life-skills, and even math. Roach teaches...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-30/student-chefs-whisk-away-culinary-compe
Local
My Turn: Timeless tale about a very current issue

...behind Gastineau Avenue. He doesn't drive an empty truck, heat an empty building, work in an empty office or eat at a restaurant where half the food is wasted. He does, however, have a unique perspective of Juneau's fragmented socio-economic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-22/my-turn-timeless-tale-about-very-curr
Opinion
New Anchorage downtown lounge under liquor license scrutiny

...former Platinum Jaxx, a nightclub that had a reputation as a bad neighborhood operator. The new business also has a restaurant side, called Tri-Grill.A group of business and property owners believes the new business would bring the same problems...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/new-anchorage-downtown-lounge-under-liq
State
Hermes hits the big 100

...the Pacific Northwest teams.Hermes lived through a lot of changes. She recalls a time when it was acceptable for a restaurant owner to mold hamburger patties in her hands right at the table, a time of dirt roads and a different cityscape, but...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-16/hermes-hits-big-100
Local
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...The film got a little too personal in one scene, which depicts Strayed having sex with two men. In an alley. Behind a restaurant. Where she works as a waitress."That was the most difficult part of the movie for me," Strayed admitted. "Probably...

http://juneauempire.com/nicole-brodeur/2014-12-11/strayed-writing-wild-was-just-
Most seniors support equal taxes

...supported needs-based exemptions across the board, for all residents."I don't think it's fair for me to eat out at a restaurant and not be taxed while a young family next to me, who may make less than me, pays tax," he said.Assembly members...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
Local
Juneau restaurant scene is getting hip

...Schooler, owner Travis Smith, and their stable of long-term and dedicated employees. As Smith puts it, "Running a restaurant is not easy work. We work 70 hours a week. It helps that we're probably a little crazy, because most people wouldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-23/juneau-restaurant-scene-getting-hip
Art

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