Why Is Live Jazz So Popular In Restaurants?

Jazz music has been around for over 100 years, with its origins stretching back even farther.  Jazz has a colorful history and there are dozens of different types of jazz music, making it hard to nail down a specific definition of "jazz."  It can use brass instruments, string instruments and keyboards, and often relies on improvisation and collaboration among the members of the band.  Jazz can be completely instrumental or have lyrics. Read More 

How Much To Tip For Pizza? That All Depends On How You Get It

Finding the right pizza place in your neighborhood puts a smile on your face and a longing rumble in your stomach. But, while you're dreaming of the gooey strands of mozzarella cheese stretching perfectly between the slice and your mouth, the pizza place's employees are working hard to turn your dream into reality. Giving a tip is the proper way to show your gratitude for a pizza order that satisfies you, regardless of whether you're dining in at your favorite spot, sampling the various slices on the pizza place's buffet or having your order delivered to your home. Read More 

And They’re Off! Why You And Your Friends Should Watch Horse Racing At Your Favorite Sports Bar

Known as the "sport of kings," horse racing is a centuries' old competition that is just as exciting for those watching as those actually involved with the horses. You need not travel to a horse track to capture the excitement of a day at the races, though; most sports bars can broadcast horse racing. If you have yet to watch this exciting sporting event, here are the basics that you and your sports bar friends need to know about the sport and how you can make the most of your social outing. Read More 

Keep Your Commercial Refrigerator Working Well With These 4 Tips

Your walk-in, commercial refrigerator is one of the most important appliances that you have in your restaurant. However, you may not think much about it until it stops working. To make sure that it continues to function properly, here are some maintenance tips you can use to prolong the life of your commercial refrigerator. Consider Airflow Remember to consider airflow and the layout of your commercial kitchen so that you can keep your refrigeration unit working properly. Read More 

3 Unexpected Occasions For Pizza

Pizza is traditionally thought of as the ultimate casual meal. While a slice of pizza is perfect for a night with friends, this diverse food doesn't get the credit it deserves. Pizza is an affordable way to provide food for any occasion—as long as you are willing to use your imagination. Here are three special occasions where you can unexpectedly serve pizza to the delight of your guests in the future. Read More