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national olive oil brands failed to meet “extra virgin” standards in a recent test. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Six national olive oil brands failed to meet “extra virgin” standards, underscoring the importance of detailed food purchasing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-buyer-beware-when-selecting-olive-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/food-trends/menu-moves-buyer-beware-when-selecting-olive-oil#comments Food Trends How To Wed, 27 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000 43081 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock How Apple Pay is playing out for restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/technology/how-apple-pay-playing-out-restaurants <div class="field-byline"> James Scarpa </div> <div class="field-deck"> Diners can view their check in an app, choose a tip amount and settle the check. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diners can view their check in 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