Author: rareintro
  • Celeb Chefs to Judge “Go with Grains” Recipe Contest for High School Chefs in Underserved Communities

    Winners to Receive Culinary Scholarships in 2018 C-CAP Meatless Monday Competition New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  High school students from underserved communities aspiring to become future celebrity chefs will face a challenge from the nationwide 2018 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Meatless Monday Recipe Contest. The challenge: create an innovative meatless grains dish and impress the […]

  • Aloha, ‘Oumuamua! Scientists confirm that interstellar asteroid is a cosmic oddball

    An artist’s conception shows what the interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might look like. (ESO Illustration / M. Kornmesser) Update: Scientists say the interstellar asteroid known as ‘Oumuamua is like nothing that’s been seen in the solar system before, with an “extreme oblong shape” that’s as much as 10 times as long as it is wide. The […]

  • Twin Peaks Named ‘Breakthrough Award’ Winner At MURTEC Executive Summit

    2017 winner in the Enterprise Innovator category Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  During the 2017 MURTEC (Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference) Executive Summit Breakthrough Awards ceremony, Twin Peaks was named a winner in the Enterprise Innovator category. Breakthrough Awards given in the Enterprise Innovator category are awarded to companies that have leveraged a specific strategy or technology beyond […]

  • Taco John’s Signs Multi-Unit Development Deal In Kentucky

    Popular quick-service restaurant with signature menu to open 12 new locations Lexington, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Taco John’s and its iconic Potato Olés® is coming to central Kentucky. The rapidly growing Mexican quick-service brand is bringing its fresh ingredients and bold flavors to at least 12 new locations. “I’m from western Kentucky where everyone loves eating at […]

  • Tech Moves: TraceMe grows executive team with new additions from Hulu, Pioneer Square Labs and more

    Duoc Nguyen, a Hulu and Microsoft vet who joined the company as VP of engineering. (TraceMe Photo) TraceMe may still be a young startup, but the company is making strides in building out its team and attracting executives from Seattle and beyond. The company — a platform that connects “superfans” to celebrities and founded by Seattle Seahawks […]

  • NFL star Russell Wilson invests in high-tech helmet maker Vicis as total funding nears $50M

    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (bottom) and wide receiver Doug Baldwin (second from left) are wearing the Vicis helmet this preseason. (GeekWire photo / Kevin Lisota) Vicis is adding another big name to its investor list as the startup gears up to make its high-tech football helmet available to high school athletes. The Seattle-based company today […]

  • Facebook-owned Oculus makes big hiring push in Seattle region amid rumors of real estate expansion

    Inside Oculus’ Seattle office. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) A month ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called his shot: He wants to get 1 billion people into the virtual reality universe. To make that goal a reality, Facebook-owned Oculus is now looking to significantly expand both its headcount and its real estate footprint in the […]

  • How artists add humanity to virtual reality

    Seattle filmmaker Sandy Cioffi has a laugh over an experimental virtual-reality project that brought participants together in real life as well. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle) Virtual reality may have gotten its start with shoot-’em-up video games and porn, but now artists are making VR that puts the emphasis on reality as well as humanity. […]

  • Squisito Pizza & Pasta is a Shining Sponsor of this Year’s Lights on the Bay

    Squisito Pizza & Pasta is a Shining Sponsor of this Year’s Lights on the Bay hosted by the Anne Arundel County SPCA at Sandy Point State Park. Annapolis, MD  (RestaurantNews.com)  Squisito Pizza & Pasta is one of the Shining Sponsor’s of the 2017 Lights on the Bay hosted in Sandy Point State Park this holiday […]

  • Applebee’s in Texas Will Welcome Neighbors During Normal Business Hours on Thanksgiving and Will Serve a One-Day Only Turkey Plate With Traditional Holiday Favorites

    Applebee’s Restaurants in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Central and East Texas Will Be Open from 10:30 am – 2:00 am On Thursday, November 23 Dallas TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Applebee’s in Texas will have a seat at the table for all of its neighbors this Thanksgiving and will be serving the perfect holiday meal during its normal business […]