Nov 14, 2014

Asahi Breweries to take majority stake in Japanese restaurant Nadaman

Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. said Friday that wholly owned subsidiary Asahi Breweries Ltd. will buy a majority stake in Tokyo-based traditional Japanese restaurant chain Nadaman Co. from its founding family in December. Asahi Breweries will take 51.1 percent of outstanding shares, aiming to ...

May 8, 2014

Allergy warnings eyed at restaurants

The Consumer Affairs Agency has set up a panel on how to warn restaurant customers about ingredients that might cause allergies — a field not covered by current labeling regulations. As it stands, children with allergies cannot go to fast food restaurants with friends ...

U.S. toilet restaurant borrows from Taiwan, rides publicity wave

Oct 22, 2013

U.S. toilet restaurant borrows from Taiwan, rides publicity wave

A restaurant billed as America’s first toilet-themed eatery has just opened in a Los Angeles suburb — and is packing in diners after a wave of free publicity. The Magic Restroom Cafe, where customers sit on ceramic bathroom bowls and eat from toilet-shaped tableware, ...