Restaurants warned of overpayment scam by Better Business Bureau

Niagara Falls’ Ghada Have It! Mediterranean Home Cooking and Power City Eatery caught the scam in time.

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — The Better Business Bureau says there’s an overpayment scam from about 10 years ago that is circling back and you could be their next target. 

Niagara Falls’ Ghada Have It! Mediterranean Home Cooking and Power City Eatery caught it in time. 

Scammers sent an email to both, placing a large catering order, and pretended to be hearing impaired. The BBB says scammers do it to gain sympathy. 

They then say a driver will come to pick up the food, and they want you to overcharge them so that they can dispute it with the credit card company for the inconvenience. The credit card company will then rely on you to pay them back. 

“We just want to let all of our friends and family in the restaurant business know

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Off the Menu: OpenTable produces its Top 10 list for Western Mass

Best restaurant around? It’s a question the answer to which will vary widely depending on of whom it is asked.

There was a time when such pronouncements were the prerogative of food writers and professional critics, but in the 21st century we all have a way to make our opinions widely known — online reviews.

OpenTable, the online reservation service, collects and analyzes over 400,000 new diner reviews it receives every month. Periodically they use those summaries to generate a crowd-sourced overview of those establishments OpenTable users consider to be the best of the best.

Their recent Top 10 list for Western Massachusetts proved to be an interesting cross section of local dining destinations. Out of the 10 restaurants Open Table afforded “Best Overall Restaurant” status, six were from the Pioneer Valley.

Restaurants on the “Best Overall” roster include B Napoli in West Springfield, with its contemporary Italian fare; Johnny’s

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From burgers to BBQ, these are the best restaurants in Corpus Christi

Hungry? Tired of the same old places? 

We’ve got it covered.

This guide includes a roundup of some of the favorite restaurants in Corpus Christi including classic locally-owned spots and newer places to try.

This resource will be updated so be sure to check back as we add more.


Under-the-radar Corpus Christi restaurants 

Tired of the same old restaurants in Corpus Christi? Try one of these less-obvious choices. You’re welcome, taste buds. 

Under-the-radar restaurants

Sandi's Diner offers authentic all-American food to Corpus Christi residents.

Corpus Christi’s top burger restaurants

Is it a No. 1 all the way or a good old-fashioned burger that hits the spot? Let’s not even argue over the fries. Bonus points if the place has milk shakes.

Favorite burger places in Corpus Christi

Where’s the best barbecue in Corpus Christi?

Hankering for some brisket? BBQ is serious business in Corpus Christi. These places don’t mess around.

A guide to top BBQ restaurants in Corpus Christi

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Straightforward Do-it-yourself Food Presents Kids Can Make

The World’s Best 50 Restaurants is a list produced by UK media company William Reed Enterprise Media , which originally appeared within the British magazine Restaurant , based mostly on a poll of worldwide cooks , restaurateurs , gourmands and restaurant critics Along with the principle ranking, the organisation awards a collection of particular prizes for individuals and restaurants, together with the One To Watch award, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Chefs’ Alternative Award, the latter based on votes from the fifty head cooks from the eating places on the earlier 12 months’s list. This one claims no roots in Chinese, Continental or Indian cuisines. It comes from Butter Land, an imaginary finest foods paradise balanced on the premise that something tastes nice with melted butter. This scrumptious, simple dish is made by drowning a large crab in a gallon of butter-garlic sauce, which seeps into each nook and … Read More