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The news came Tuesday, one day after local restaurateur Jeff Ruby tweeted a photo alongside Mark Wahlberg – who was in town apparently finalizing plans for Ohio's second Wahlburgers location – and reignited Cincinnatians' hopes for an expansion.
Beverly Hills Iconic New York restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten has expanded his empire, debuting a palatial branch inside the new Waldorf-Astoria hotel.
Two Bits and concepts from former restaurateur Jason Doyle were planned at The Banks but never opened.
The Factory Kitchen Arts District, $$$ Angelo Auriana led the kitchen at Valentino for more than a decade; restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi was a business partner of Celestino Drago.
The port invited other restaurateurs to submit redevelopment plans in 2015 and chose Brigantine over Anthony’s and other operators.
The Detroit stop will include performances by Bob Dylan, Jason Isbell, Sheryl Crow, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Particle Kid, along with offerings from local restaurateurs, craft breweries and artisans.
Back in the United States, restaurateurs have seized upon Spam’s place in the cultural imagination to (somewhat ironically) incorporate the product in refined dishes.
Mad Taco 404 Jane St, College Station, TX 77840 This review of Mad Taco originally appeared Aug. 31, 2015 A restaurateur has to be stupid or great to open a taco shop across the street from Fuego.
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restaurateur Has French Roots
Restaurateur and restaurant were borrowed directly from related French words, and both ultimately derive from the Latin word restaurare ("to restore"). Restaurateur is the older of the two; our earliest evidence dates it to 1793. Restaurant is only slightly newer; it dates to 1806. Of the two words, restaurant is of course significantly more common—a fact that may have influenced the development of the variant spelling restauranteur for restaurateur. Restauranteur first appeared a mere 44 years after restaurateur, but it is considered by many to be an error. It is, however, a standard variant, albeit one that continues to be used less frequently than restaurateur.
Origin and Etymology of restaurateur
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
RESTAURATEUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of restaurateur for English Language Learners
: a person who owns or manages a restaurant
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