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North America’s Best Restaurant Remains Open in AMLO’s Mexico

Finding a table at Mexico City’s exclusive Pujol restaurant has never been easier. Chef Enrique Olvera’s famous restaurant is still open for business amid the coronavirus pandemic, mainly because the Mexican government hasn’t said it should close. Usually booked for …

‘Like the World was Ending’: Shopping Plaza Blast Injures 21

PLANTATION, Fla. — A vacant pizza restaurant exploded Saturday in a thundering roar at a South Florida shopping plaza, injuring more than 20 people as large chunks of concrete flew through the air. The blast flung debris widely along a …

Boy Dies in Accident at Mississippi Restaurant

An 11-year-old boy died when a column of concrete blocks fell on him outside a Tupelo, Miss., restaurant. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green tells The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Lorenzo Washington, of Tupelo, was playing near some concrete blocks outside …

Explosion Rocks Ohio Restaurant, 1 Man Hurt

An explosion at a closed restaurant near the University of Cincinnati has blown out the building’s windows and front door and sent one person to the hospital. Fire officials could not immediately say what caused Sunday night’s blast at the …

Police Say Man Causes Small Fire at Restaurant

Nashville, Tenn., police say a man apparently upset over his pizza threw a beer bottle with flammable liquid into the restaurant. Officers said in a news release Monday that it ignited a small fire Sunday night that was quickly extinguished …

Truck Fire Damages McDonald’s in Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah, authorities say a pickup truck that caught fire in a McDonald’s drive-through lane ignited a blaze that caused an estimated $1 million in damage to the restaurant. The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News report smoke …

Fumes Kill Florida Man Working Inside Septic Tank

Authorities say a Miami, Fl., restaurant owner died after becoming overwhelmed by toxic fumes while trying to fix a septic tank. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokeswoman Grisele Marino says the man fainted inside the tank Sunday. Marino says another man tried …

1 Employee Treated for Smoke in Vegas, Nevada Casino Fire

Officials say a casino employee was treated for smoke inhalation after a weekend fire in a restaurant grease duct at a Las Vegas Strip resort. A Clark County spokeswoman says firefighters quickly doused the fire a little before 9 a.m. …

Fire Closes Eagan, Minn. Restaurant

A restaurant in Eagan is closed after a large fire burned a two-story deck. The Eagan Fire Department reports firefighters responded about 5:45 a.m. Sunday to a report of a deck on fire at the Cherokee Sirloin Room on Nichols …

Fire Destroys Southwestern Pennsylvania Restaurant

A popular southwestern Pennsylvania restaurant has been destroyed by fire. Officials say the Caddy Shack Bar and Grill caught fire early Monday morning in South Union Township, Fayette County. Fire officials say it took two hours to get the blaze …