News Bites: DQ Opens in Manattan and an Expensive Drink Tour

News Bites: DQ Opens in Manattan and an Expensive Drink Tour
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News Bites: DQ Opens in Manattan and an Expensive Drink Tour

Read on for the May 29, 2014 edition of News Bites.

DQ Comes to the Big Apple

Just in time for summer, The Blizzard arrives. At last, Dairy Queen has opened in Manhattan! The soft serve chain opens up today on 14th Street The first 60 customers will receive a $60 dollar gift card and the first 200 will get shirts. At two stories, this will be the biggest DQ Grill & Chill in the country.

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The Million Dollar Drinking Vacay

For $1.27 million, you can take the world's most expensive drink tour. This is definitely a vacation for the aficionados of all things alcoholic. The tour takes its guests around the world to drink some of the rarest wines, beers, spirits and cocktails. One drink is the champagne collection Armand de Brignac Dynastie which costs $556,000!

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Diet Soda and Weight Loss

Many people have stated that diet drinks don't actually help you diet, however, new research from the American Beverage Association suggests otherwise. The study found that diet soda was actually more beneficial to dieters than water alone. The scientists said that subjects who drank soda reported less hunger than those who didn't, but even the researchers were surprised by the results, which definitely require more study.

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Biggest Restaurant Pet Peeves

Urbanspoon, an online restaurant guide, compiled its most common complaints in user restaurant reviews in order to determine the biggest grievances that customers voiced. The website found that the top complaint was unsupervised children, followed by extremely slow service and rushed service.

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Wendy's Tries a Corn Bread Bun.

Wendy's seems to have found its niche. First it released the wildly popular Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, and now it's trying out a corn bread bun. That's right, the new Beef Brisket Cheeseburger comes with a corn bread bun!

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Hungry for More News Bites?

Yesterday, News Bites ate up National Hamburger Day and World Cup-themed donuts.

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Dairy Queen has arrived in Manhattan! The beloved soft serve chain will open its doors in Union Square today.

In other News:

  • You won't believe how expensive this drink tour is.
  • Diet soda could aid weight loss, says new research.
  • Customers rank their greatest restaurant pet peeves.
  • Wendy's tries out a very unusual bun.

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