Tag Archives: Applebee’s

Applebee’s That Racially Profiled Customers Will Close for a Bit to ‘Regroup’

Source: Grub Street NY

Applebee’s is temporarily shutting down a Missouri location after staff harangued two totally innocent black customers who a server claimed had dined and dashed the night before. Alexis Brison says that she and a friend were shopping at a mall in Independence on Saturday, got hungry, and stopped at …

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Records Show Years of Sexual-Misconduct Complaints at Applebee’s and IHOP Restaurants

Source: Grub Street NY

Since 2010, at least 60 employees from eight different states have sued Applebee’s and IHOP for sexual harassment. According to court documents discovered by Vox, this group of employees — some of whom were still teenagers — describes a pattern of groping, catcalling, and sexual propositioning that stretches for …

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These Crazy-High Tips Greatly Improved Christmas Eve for Restaurant Workers

Source: Grub Street NY

If anyone’s worthy of a good present, it’s restaurant servers on Christmas Eve. Luckily, some generous Americans remembered to spread the holiday cheer — including pro NFL player Sealver Siliga and an Ohio church congregation.

Siliga, the Tampa Bay Bucs’ defensive tackle, ate dinner at and Applebee’s, and …

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Thank God: $1 Long Island Iced Teas Now Available at All Area Applebee’s

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

I think we can all agree that 2017 has felt like several nightmarish decades crammed into a single year. And with only 31 days remaining in […]

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Here’s How Beer Can Boost Your Creativity

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photograph by Dan Saelinger; styling by Dominique Baynes

So here we are. Yet another Monday morning. And if you’ve found your way here, it’s probably because you want to see why everyone is talking about “sheet caking,” how beer can make you smarter, or what the 10 best new restaurants in America are (according to Bon Appetit).

Or maybe you’re just here to see how Millennials have saved us from the scourge of Hooters and Applebees with nothing but the power of their disdain. Yeah, let’s start with that.

Millennials Just Aren’t That Into Boobs

Or maybe it was the ...

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Restructuring of Applebee’s and IHOP Could Cost Thousands of Employees Their Jobs

Source: Grub Street NY

This ought to be a wet blanket on the recent stellar restaurant-jobs news: DineEquity, which runs and franchises Applebee’s and IHOP, has announced that it’s going to shutter as many as 160 restaurants as part of an attempt to bolster the company’s “financial health.” Between 105 and 135 …

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Here Are Your Memories From the Center City Applebee’s

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photo | Dan McQuade

It appears the Applebee’s in Center City is on its way out.

Earlier today real-estate company CBRE sent out a “now leasing” notice for 215 S. 15th Street, the old Bookbinders Seafood House location. An Applebee’s replaced Bookbinders after it closed in 2004. After a long run, a new tenant is being sought.

A manager at the Applebee’s declined comment. Applebee’s media relations did not respond to a request for comment. But CBRE is looking for a new lessee. It’s been real, Applebee’s.

The stretch of 15th Street in Center City is a veritable chain ...

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Restaurant Game Set to Change Forever When ‘World’s First’ Combination IHOP-Applebee’s Opens Next Year

Source: Grub Street NY

Restaurants, and specifically restaurant chains, have had a rough go of it lately, with many also-rans closing shop or otherwise entering financial-crisis mode. Even the major players have to figure out new ways to attract Americans who are now content to eat a diet that consists …

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Family Leaves Applebee’s Server $500 Tip for His Random Act of Kindness

Source: Grub Street NY

Kasey Simmons, a server at a Texas Applebee’s, probably felt miffed when a family at one of his tables racked up literally the cheapest bill possible: flavored water that cost all of 37 cents. Luckily, things were about to look up — about 13,500 percent up — because,…More »

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Splurges?: Commenter favorite Empire Steakhouse is offering…

Source: Eater NY

2013_empire_steakhouse_123.jpgCommenter favorite Empire Steakhouse is offering a $10,000 dinner for two on New Year’s Eve. The menu includes caviar, kobe beef, lobster in a Cristal sauce, and a bottle of 2010 Château Lafite Rothschild. Meanwhile, the Applebee’s in Times Square is charging guests $375 a head for dinner on New Year’s Eve. [NYP, MarketWatch]

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