Why It's So Difficult to Turn Down the Volume at Popular Restaurants

Why It's So Difficult to Turn Down the Volume at Popular Restaurants
"First described by Etienne Lombard in 1911, the Lombard effect is a phenomenon in which speakers alter their vocal production in noisy environments, such as loud parties or restaurants," explains Priscilla Lau of University of California-Berkeley in …
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Maple Street restaurant zoning district defeated at council
Councilwoman Susan Guidry's attempt to rein in the growing Maple Street dining and drinking scene by requiring restaurants to apply for special zoning permits in order to sell alcohol was rejected Thursday (Aug. 6). The New Orleans City Council voted 3 …
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Saratoga Springs restaurant owner talks about fierce competition and the
Ryan McFadden moved with his wife and co-owner, Sonja, to Saratoga Springs, New York and opened Henry Street Taproom in 2012. In the three years since the couple opened the restaurant, he's seen a number of changes in the city's restaurant scene.
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