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Asian restaurant hits back at food influencer’s ‘retaliatory’ negative reviews

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  • The owner of Corner 17, an Asian restaurant in St. Louis, says her restaurant was targeted with a negative review from an influencer in retaliation for denying his request for a collaboration.
  • Antonio Malik (@antonio_eats_la) shared the review on his Instagram Stories, describing his meals at the restaurant as “the worst dumplings ever” and claiming that they “taste like ass.”
  • The restaurant’s Instagram account posted alleged screenshots of the conversation that preceded the review, which appear to show Malik requesting $100 off his meal in exchange for recording and sharing a video of it to his page, which the restaurant politely declined.
  • “An intentionally bad write-up from a large following influencer because of our refusal to accept their collaboration is unprofessional and such a hostile manner can simply ruin their businesses,” the owner wrote in the caption.
  • Malik has since removed the posts and made his Instagram account private.

An Asian restaurant in St. Louis was recently blasted by a prominent food influencer visiting the city – a move that the restaurant says came as a result of their denying his request for a collaboration. 

Corner 17, a Chinese-owned restaurant which specializes in noodles and bubble tea, took to Instagram to share their story once they were struck by the unflattering review from Antonio Malik (@antonio_eats_la).

Asian restaurant owners targeted in wave of home break-ins in Cincinnati Tri-State area

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  • Authorities are investigating a string of home burglaries in the Cincinnati Tri-State area in which Asian restaurant owners have been targeted since early 2021.
  • The affected homes are reportedly located in Montgomery, Blue Ash, West Chester, Milford and Indian Hill in Greater Cincinnati, as well as Villa Hills in Kentucky.
  • Suspects allegedly took cash, credit cards, guns, computers, jewelry and designer items such as watches, handbags and clothing.
  • Police believe the victims — primarily Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian homeowners — are being targeted based on their ethnicity due to language barriers and cultural differences.

Multiple police departments in the Cincinnati Tri-State area are reportedly investigating a surge in home burglary cases targeting Asian restaurant owners.

Affected areas include Montgomery, Blue Ash, West Chester, Milford and Indian Hill in Greater Cincinnati, as well as Villa Hills in Kentucky, as per WLWT.

Man arrested for being part of robbery spree group who broke into at least 22 North Carolina Asian restaurants

Man arrested after breaking into at least 5 Asian restaurants in North Carolina

A man accused of breaking into at least five Asian restaurants in North Carolina since the start of this year has been arrested and charged this week.

The allegations: Raymond Michael Cobb, 58, is allegedly one of several suspects who broke into 22 Asian restaurants across central and eastern North Carolina, according to CBS 17.

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