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11 Best Al Fresco, Outdoor & Patio Dining in Tri-Cities

It's that time of year again to enjoy the Mid Columbia weather. Where's your favorite place to eat outside?

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Perfect Road-Trip Food, Kelly West and Friend Try New Lay’s Chips [REVIEW]

As part of their promotion, Lay's had people come up with their next flavor of chip in 2013. These are the chips that won. We tried them and loved them. Perfect road-trip food.

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Watch a Banana Melt in a Microwave! [VIDEO]

We heard a banana explodes in a microwave so we decided to try it. I used a banana that was beginning to brown and I think it had a different result than a "green" banana. It didn't explode, but it was still pretty awesome. Watch! 

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7 Things Servers Hate You Probably Don’t Realize You’ve Done

If they want a tip they're supposed to treat you right. But without knowing it you may be treating THEM poorly! An international survey asked waiters, waitresses and bartenders what drives them crazy

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Get Brooklyn Style Pizza in the Tri-Cities!

I went out for some take-out pizza last night, and walked away surprisingly satisfied with Domino's new Brooklyn style pizza.

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More Restaurants Coming to Downtown Richland

People who are excited about the food trucks on John Dam Plaza and a new McDonald's coming near the Uptown will be pleased to learn three new restaurants are coming to the corner of George Washington Way and Swift.

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You’ll Never Guess Where Richland’s Newest McDonald’s Will Be!

Richland is getting a new McDonald's but it won't be in south Richland or Queensgate. It won't be up north by PNNL or Horn Rapids. You'll never guess.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Coming to Kennewick

The former Quiznos shop on Columbia Center Boulevard near Target will soon be a Chipotle Mexican Grill.

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Coca-Cola Brings Back Names on May 1st to Tri-Cities

This was a lot of fun last year. I looked at every 20 ounce bottle of Coke that I could to find my fake name and my real name. To be honest both of my names were easy to find. Coke is doing it again this time they will have over 1000 different names.

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Qdoba Mexican Grill Coming to Queensgate Richland in June

National chain Qdoba Mexican Grill has plans to open a location in Queensgate in south Richland. The projected opening date is late June, so sometime after Krispy Kreme (which could open this month).

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New Company Makes ‘Tea Bag’ for Steeping Lager into Craft Beer

What makes a craft beer so good is the complexity of flavors. Hop Theory, a new company out in Maryland, is making flavor bags (sachets) you can steep in a cheap beer to make it taste like an expensive one!

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Farmers Markets Opening Soon!

The weather's warming up and we're all anticipating the fresh produce, food trucks, and vast array of homemade items and goodies for sale that all come with the farmers markets! Before you know it, they will be opening.

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