Author: Patrick Whyte

Tech

Square Sees Traction for Its Full-Service Restaurant Payment Service

6 years ago

Square seems pretty pleased with the uptake for its new full-service product. Legacy software companies have some serious competition.

Independents

Inside Girl & The Goat’s Successful Chef-Restaurateur Partnership

6 years ago

Restaurateur Kevin Boehm and chef Stephanie Izard clearly get on very well, and seem to have a great understanding about how to get the best out of one another.

Food

What to Expect From ThinkFoodGroup’s Upcoming Hudson Yards Food Hall

6 years ago

ThinkFoodGroup's Hudson Yards project is pretty ambitious but if it manages to tell an authentic Spanish food story then it will likely be a success.

Independents

Tips From a 104-Year-Old Food Business on Staying Relevant

6 years ago

When taking on a business with such a storied history, there's always a balancing act between looking backwards and looking forwards. Russ & Daughters is a New York institution and one to which its customers feel a deep attachment.

Tech

Hotel Giant Accor Buys Reservations Platform ResDiary

6 years ago

Accor's acquisition strategy might seem scattershot to some but buying up technology providers in key sectors does make sense. There's always an element of risk but you'd hope Accor knows how to get the best out of management teams.

Independents

Why René Redzepi Needed to Close the Original Noma

7 years ago

It's clear that Redzepi's stints in Japan, Australia, and Mexico have been crucial in helping him develop new ideas. The new Noma will be very different to old one, but that's a good thing.