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Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

...a five-year hiatus, Anchorage's health department is planning to bring back a scoring system for inspections in restaurants and other food-service facilities.The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services this week unveiled a 54-item...
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...bartender Daniel Norton, to see if they would be willing to come back. Beth Boling and North have some experience in restaurants and bars. Beth Boling came to Alaska 33 years ago at age 15 to work in sister Gerry Litzenberger's Soldotna restaurant...
Drink up, NYC

...Appeals found that the city Board of Health overstepped its bounds by imposing a 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages sold in restaurants, delis, movie theaters, stadiums and street carts. The appointed board tread on the policy-making turf of the...
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Perks of 'vaping' to go up in smoke?

...public spaces, bars and restaurants."I don't go out a lot, but I'm not really aware that people are (vaping) in restaurants or bars," Rodman said. "I hear occasionally that someone uses a vape next door (at the Viking Bar), but I think...
Alaska Editorial: Ketchikan doesn't need a smoking ban

...dozen or so communities, including Fairbanks, ban smoking in such workplaces, but exempt bars, or only ban smoking in restaurants.Cigarette smoke is horrible and a proven health hazard. It results in nearly half a million deaths each year for...
Hands-on: Meals with Midgi To Go

...chiffonade our fresh basil. It sounds fancy! We added some salt and balsamic vinegar to taste. I've ordered bruschetta in restaurants before, and this was honestly more enjoyable than the last one I tried, perhaps due to its simplicity, possibly...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...than saturated fats, which also can contribute to heart disease.Trans fats are used both in processed food and in restaurants, often to improve the texture, shelf life or flavor of foods. Though they have been removed from many items, the...
Seized bar to reopen as 'Louie's Douglas Inn'

...been bartending at the Red Dog for six years, is no pup in the restaurant business, she said. She's been working in restaurants and bars since she was 13, and said she loves the people that come with the job."I like running around and being...
Sports Quote

...and defense, mowed the football field, fixed sandwiches for road trips through towns that would not serve blacks in restaurants, taped his players' sore joints, and even wrote game stories for the newspapers. Then as now, he had strict standards...
Barbara Jean Hill

...Tacoma until 1973, when she relocated the family to Juneau, Alaska. Barb raised her four children while working in restaurants as a waitress, manager and owner. She worked at the Nugget Department Store from the late 70's until her retirement...


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