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Yesterday, we learned if the restaurant is already out of the snapper special during the first seating and the waiter wants to know your family tree, chances are Sean Elder, editor in chief of the digital food magazine Real Eats, isn't going to be returning to said eating establishment anytime soon.
More than 400 of you weighed in to agree, disagree and agree to disagree on Elder's restaurant red flags - and now he's back, counterpoint style, to identify the clues that your meal ahead is in capable hands.
Five Signs You Are In A Good Restaurant: Sean Elder
An 80-year-old woman who died after being found unconscious in a restroom at an eastern Georgia McDonald's was killed by a lethal dose of carbon dioxide, authorities said Wednesday.
An investigation determined that a "bleed line" on the tank used to carbonate beverages in the McDonald's drink dispenser was "improperly disconnected within the wall cavity," Pooler, Georgia, Police Chief Mark Revenew said.
This caused carbon dioxide to build up in the restroom, which was in close proximity to the tank, "in a potentially lethal concentration," he said.
Read the full story - "Police: Carbon dioxide led to death in McDonald's bathroom"
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While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
This will get your doughnuts dunkin' - September 14 is National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day!
Cure your custard craving and sink your teeth into one of these sweet, fluffy pillows brimming with creamy filling. You can skip the cream and sugar in your morning cup of joe because a cream-filled doughnut will more than make up for it.