Audiologist, deaf pizzeria owners wage war on diners' No. 1 in-restaurant complaint

Audiologist, deaf pizzeria owners wage war on diners' No. 1 in-restaurant complaint

Noise and an inability to hear comprise the No. 1 complaint from diners about their in-restaurant experiences. One audiologist has created a tool to help businesses that want to be more "ear friendly" to the customers they serve.

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Commodities: Patriots aren't the only ones licking their wounds today

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The end-of-week stock market plummet Friday took no prisoners, capturing pizza brands as well in its value-depleting trend.

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Restaurant tech: What pizza operators need now to woo today's customers

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2018 pizza trends promise more 'exotic' pies

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Audiologist, deaf pizzeria owners wage war on diners' No. 1 in-restaurant complaint