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T.g.i. Friday's

  1. the chain gang
    TGI Fridays Is Serving ‘Extreme’ Milkshakes That Are Black Tap KnockoffsThat’s one way to “take dessert to the next level.”
  2. the chain gang
    Trump Supporter Allegedly Left TGI Friday’s Server Hate Speech Instead of a TipThis is emerging as a devastating nationwide trend.
  3. The Chain Gang
    A Fire Broke Out at the TGI Fridays in Union SquareThe FDNY tweeted that the situation is “under control.”
  4. The Chain Gang
    TGI Fridays Is Testing Fresh Juices and Boozy BrunchThe idea is to turn the restaurants into places where people “just hang out.”
  5. Attack of The Drones
    A TGI Fridays Mistletoe Drone Collided With a Journalist’s FaceIt’s the worst thing to happen at the chain since its “Endless Appetizers” promotion.
  6. Lawsuits
    World’s Stingiest People Suing TGI Fridays Over ‘Grossly$10.39 for a mixed drink is surely some kind of joke.
  7. The Chain Gang
    TGI Fridays Decides the Time Has Come for ‘Bacon-Crusted’ RibsBecause putting Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce on everything in sight sometimes just isn’t enough.
  8. Closings
    Bryant Park T.G.I. Friday’s Is Closing, Union Square Friday’s Is NextThe Endless Appetizers are coming to an end, basically two weekends from now.
  9. The Chain Gang
    TGI Fridays’ ‘Endless Appetizers’ Foists Nonstop CalorieYour Loaded Potato Skins “never stop coming.”
  10. The Chain Gang
    T.G.I. Friday’s Banned Flair Because of Office SpaceThere’s no longer a minimum of 15 pieces.
  11. Lawsuits
    Former Workers Sue TGI Friday’s for Unpaid Overtime, Misappropriated Tips“We believe employees at many of the hundreds of TGI Friday’s restaurants were affected by the company’s practices.”
  12. The Chain Gang
    TGI Friday’s Chain Is Up for GrabsThis is your one chance for truly unlimited margaritas.
  13. T.G.I.M.
    Union Square TGI Fridays’ Days May Be NumberedThe long weekend may be coming to an end.
  14. The Chain Gang
    TGI Fridays Waiter Accused of Spiking Muslim Woman’s Drink With BaconA Texas woman says her server shoved bacon into a straw, then gave it to her.
  15. Watered Down
    New Jersey Bars Raided for Refilling Top-Shelf Liquor Bottles With the CheapHere’s why your last Jackberry™ Smash was less than smashing.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Rihanna Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day at Lexicon; Gerard Butler Drinks SodaPlus: Jennifer Garner at ABC Kitchen, and more, in this week’s celebrity roundup.
  17. The End
    T.G.I. Friday’s Really Isn’t Taking This Mayan Prophecy ThingAnother one is headed to Times Square.
  18. Marketing Gimmicks
    Jack Daniel’s Ribs for the End of the World: T.G.I. Friday’s HostingHave a Mayan Margarita and toast to the end of all things.
  19. The Chain Gang
    T.G.I. Friday’s Denies Lifting Song From LCD SoundsystemA rep for the company says a song in a new ad is an original work.
  20. Suspicious Sounds
    Did T.G.I. Friday’s Lift an LCD Soundsystem Song for a New Ad?The ad’s soundtrack sure does sound a lot like “Daft Punk Is Playing at My House.”
  21. Beef
    Former T.G.I. Friday’s Manager Says He Was Fired Because He Voted forMichael Verzillo says his manager at the time told him he was making “a big mistake.”
  22. Mediavore
    Red Bull Killer Found Not Guilty; What’s In a $1,200 Kebab?Gold leaf and champagne help boost the price of Andy Bates’ ultra-luxe Middle Eastern offering.
  23. Scary Things
    Pranksters Foreshadow Doom on the LES“OPENING SOON: T.G.I.Friday’s!!!”
  24. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: Nazi Cakes, Stoner Prom, and Pizza Topped With JesusPlus: an all-beer diet, a stolen Krispy Kreme truck, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird restaurant news.
  25. For Sale
    Weak Links in the ChainsRiese and Morton’s may be looking to sell.
  26. Mediavore
    The United States of Beer; Carl’s Jr. Parent Co. Considers Leaving Carp forMeanwhile, eat the burger chain’s newest menu item at your own risk.
  27. Mediavore
    Fire Strikes Sally Starr’s Pizza Shop; Brace Yourself: Here Comes SavoryPlus: Local-food delivery appeases lazy locavores; and Chili’s opens in Russia, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    Gabriel Stulman’s Wisconsin Invasion; Lower-Alcohol Cocktails Crop UpPlus: trans fats possibly linked to depression, high-carb might be the next diet craze, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Cooking Matters Gets a Boost From Campbell’s Soup; T.G.I. Friday’sPlus: Thriftiness will continue among restaurant diners; and starch resistant foods will likely give way to a high carb diet fad, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    The Murder of a TGI Friday’s Manager in San Mateo Remains Unsolved; The
  31. Health Concerns
    News Flash: New York City Dining Establishments Awash in BacteriaJimmy Bradley: “That seems more like an after-party from Saturday Night Live than the Red Cat.”
  32. Marketing Gimmicks
    T.G.I. Friday’s Thinks It Might Get Stuff From the GreenmarketPlus, a $10.95 brunch with $1 pitchers?
  33. End Times
    T.G.I. Friday’s Targets GaysThe Union Square newcomer just wants to be loved.
  34. Help Wanted
    T.G.I. Friday’s Hiring for Likely Summer OpenPractice arranging your flair.
  35. Mediavore
    Absolut Collaborates with Spike Jonez; Sundance Gets a Food TruckThe filmmaker received funds for his new love story and the famous film festival has a new food vendor.
  36. Openings
    Mmm, Doughnuts: Doughnut Plant for Chelsea, Tim Horton’s for Union SquareThere’ll be a full-service espresso bar at the second location of Doughnut Plant.
  37. Celebrity Settings
    Dining Questions About The AnswerWill Iverson return to his old haunts?
  38. Openings
    T.G.I. Friday’s Establishes Penn Station Triangle of TerrorThree locations within the span of a couple of blocks.
  39. Neighborhood Watch
    Taste of Argentina at Water Taxi Beach; Magnolia Bakery Reins In ExpansionPlus: Twitter your opposition to a T.G.I. Friday’s Union Square, and where to learn more about ice cream, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  40. Worth Noting
    T.G.I. Friday’s Coda: We Have Only Ourselves to BlameThe reviled chain actually originated in New York City.
  41. Empire Building
    Shocker: T.G.I. Friday’s Lands in Union SquareIt’s all part of the “resurgence” of Union Square.
  42. Empire Building
    The Chain Gang: T.G.I. Friday’s and Applebee’s Battle in the Bronx,Uncle Louie G blows up while McDonald’s chills out, plus more in our occasional look at what the chains and mini-chains are up to.
  43. Mediavore
    Tailor Launches D.J. Night; Top Chef Leah Promoted at CentroPlus: Venezuela bans Coke Zero and wine man David Lynch leaves New York, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    Hotel Griffou Coming Soon; Kogi Truck Makes a CameoPlus: Momofuku Milk Bar gets trademark-happy, and the rise of economy beers, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Crime Scenes
    Food and Drug AdministrationA T.G.I. Friday’s was closed due to drug dealing — plus, cocaine-infused peppers?
  46. Mediavore
    Korean Food Is Everywhere; How to Order Wine CheaplyPlus: a Harlem wall collapse, and the Fat Duck sickens hundreds, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    Bloomberg’s Last Meal; Starbucks Sandwiches ReprievedCheaper lobster rolls in Brooklyn, the harsh truths of calorie counts, American portion sizes scrutinized, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  48. NewsFeed
    If You’re Drinking at Applebee’s, Calories Are the Least of YourBartenders at local chains had no idea that new calorie-count requirements applied to drinks, too.
  49. Mediavore
    Huckabee Loves Salad and Bread Sticks; Domino’s Still Won’t Deliver in 30 orPresidential candidate Mike Huckabee chose T.G.I. Friday’s when a Times reporter offered to take him to lunch anywhere in the city, but Huck ultimately settled for the Olive Garden. [NYT via Serious Eats] The Food Network’s ratings are hurting, which might help to explain why Emeril Live got canned. [NYT] How do Thomas Keller and Mario Batali fare against McDonald’s when it comes to calories? Keller’s veal breast and polenta and Batali’s pork loin are worse for you than a Big Mac, but who cares? [WSJ
  50. Mediavore
    Delis Are Dying, But Not Katz’s; Per Se Staff Is on the ClockThe classic New York deli is on the way out, thanks to aging owners, waistline-conscious eaters, and general apathy — but, we learn, Katz’s should stick around. An owner, as we predicted he might, goes on record saying, “If we did sell, we’d want to somehow tie in keeping the place — they could literally build on top of us.” [TONY] Related: Mother of Mercy! Is This the End of Katz’s? Per Se’s notoriously high-pressure kitchen apparently works under the shadow of a clock with Paul Bocuse’s name on its center and the words “Sense of Urgency” underneath. [Gawker] Coney Island has its own beer, and while we’ve never tasted a bottle, it has what may be the greatest label of all time. [NYDN]
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