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As indoor dining returns at 25% capacity on Monday, some L.A. County restaurateurs are racing to convert their makeshift offices and to-go assembly lines back into dining rooms this weekend. Others await higher vaccination rates and, after a full year of open-close whiplash, more instruction and time.

It’s been one year since David Kuo seated guests inside Little Fatty, his Taiwanese dim sum restaurant in Mar Vista.

Throughout the pandemic the chef-owner’s restaurant and its adjacent bar, Accomplice, turned to takeout to keep the lights on. To outweigh the cost of staffing servers, bartenders and a host, Kuo says he

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Gen Zers are drinking 20% less per capita​ than Millennials — who drank less than Baby Boomers and Gen Xers — did at the same age.

Robert Chin, CEO of Aquilini Brands, a division of the Aquilini Group that specializes in wine and beverage alcohol, says for today’s beverage marketers, “it’s more important to focus on behaviors rather than demographics. Technology allows us to do that. The ideal consumer has an experimental mindset, is willing to cross categories and will be an advocate for your brand.”

As an example of this trend, non-alcoholic beers and cocktails have been

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AUSTIN, Texas — Future Proof announced its flagship product, BeatBox Beverages has been named the fastest selling wine and ready-to-drink cocktail brand, according to the latest IRI data, as of Dec. 26, 2020. BeatBox outpaced all other single-serve wine and ready-to-drink cocktail products with $2.7 million sales per point in Category Weighted Distribution (CWD), despite only having a fraction of the distribution of its competitors.

BeatBox’s sales nearly doubled the second leading brand’s sales, showcasing the company as a clear category leader. In the ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail sector, BeatBox surpassed the top ten RTD products with a significant lead compared

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It’s been a big week for Taco Bell lovers. The chain finally brought back spicy potatoes for good, a new Wild Strawberry Lemonade Freeze made its way to menus and old fan-favorite items have returned for a limited time. If you have a Taco Bell stan in your life, check up on them to make sure they’re handling all this good news well, alright? And while you’re doing that, be sure to let them know that the chain is testing out new $1 items that will blow their mind.

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Taco Bell is testing out $1 Spicy Tacos and

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You already know how important it is to take care of your eyes so you can avoid diseases like age-related macular degeneration and cataracts later in life. However, the latest research has given us another good reason to focus on our eye health. In addition to improving your quality of life, it could actually help you live longer.

In a February 2021 meta-analysis published in The Lancet Global Health, researchers looked at the data of 48,000 people from 17 studies. They found that the risk of mortality was 29% higher in those with mild vision impairment compared to those

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Monday, March 15, 2021

 

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The Treehouse Tavern in Warwick has accused two female customers of eating — and not paying. Photo: Treehouse Tavern FB

A Rhode Island restaurant is accusing two customers of “dining and dashing.”

The Treehouse Tavern in Warwick took to social media on Sunday to call out who they said were two females who ate, drank, and left — without paying the bill this week.

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As businesses struggle during the pandemic, the

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