Protestors have taken to the streets of Beverly Hills accusing Urasawa, one of the country’s most exclusive and expensive restaurants, of theft. The victims however, are not the well-heeled patrons but are instead the servers and kitchen staff who were cheated out of compensation.
Urasawa, a world renowned Japanese restaurant, has been ordered to pay fines and back wages because it failed to pay overtime or provide breaks to employees.
Shellfish, displayed on ice in wire baskets, are the main attraction at Seattle’s Walrus & Carpenter, where the shucking of Pacific oysters is itself a work of art.
Such dedication to the finest local ingredients unites the best seafood restaurants across the globe, where what’s fresh is what’s for dinner. From spaghetti with sea urchin on the Amalfi Coast to crabmeat roasted over a fire in a coconut husk on the Thai island of Koh Samui, we hauled in a mouthwatering variety of fish as part of Travel + Leisure’s 100 Places to Eat Like a Local.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Flour power! March 14 is Pi Day, or if you're us, National Pi(e) Day.
Today is the day where we can celebrate the logical left brain and the creative right brain. Pi(e) Day is just that – a time when math and science folks can indulge their sensory side.
Let’s get the Pi stuff cleared up, think back to that day in math class where your teacher made you draw circles for ages. You probably learned about a circle’s circumference (the distance around the circle), and its diameter (the distance across it through the middle of the circle). The ratio of the circumference to the diameter is 3.14 and is called Pi. March 14 is 3/14.
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