Food

Food

French Restaurants Contend With a New Generation of Vegans

3 months ago

In the land of boeuf and butter, going fully vegan is a huge cultural shift. It's happening for some, but adoption is understandably behind the curve.

Food

Boozy, Fancy, or Just Leisurely, Brunch Is an American Staple

4 months ago

Brunch is good now. So can we stop talking about it and just eat?

Food

Restaurants Navigate the Rough Waters Between Sourcing and the Seafood Industry

4 months ago

As mounting issues surround seafood traceability and overfishing, sourcing sustainably caught fish and responsibly farmed shellfish is more important (and challenging) than ever for restaurateurs.

Food

Restaurants Flip the Script With Table-to-Farm Dining

4 months ago

Opening culinary operations on farm grounds can be a risk, but -- when done well -- minimizes costs, lessens waste, and furthers consumers' dedication to local, ethically sourced cuisine.

Food

The U.S. Imported $21.5 Billion Worth of Seafood in 2017

4 months ago

The combination of overfishing and changing consumer tastes have created a complex seafood system that likely isn't ready for the food demands of the coming decades.

Operations

How Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s Lucques Group Took on the Hollywood Bowl

4 months ago

Running successful restaurants in Los Angeles for decades is a feat on its own, but running food and beverage at an 18,000-person venue takes something special.

Food

Shipping Container Aeroponic Farming Is Good (for) Business

4 months ago

While it’ll likely take a few years to catch on, shipping container aeroponic farming could be coming to a restaurant near you.

Food

Portugal’s Best Chefs Can Finally Be Found in Portugal

4 months ago

In past years an influx of tourists would mean restaurants pandered to the worst common denominator. It's good news now that in many markets visitors want something local — and they're willing to pay for it.

Food

3 Ways Costa Rican Fine Dining Is Getting More Local

4 months ago

The fine dining industry is slowly transforming diners' consciousness and relationships with local producers -- an evolution that has the potential to shift local economies in a powerful way if done well.

Food

More Sushi and More Condos Are Key to Nobu’s Ambitious $1 Billion Revenue Goal

4 months ago

The real estate-first approach to luxury hotel development has been pursued already by Four Seasons, among others. Nobu's edge is as it has always been: It's stellar menu, quality ingredients, and hospitality.

Chains

IHOP’s Burger Push Backed By Cheaper Beef

4 months ago

The temporary name change has brought some interest to the brand. Let's see if IHOP can turn around its series of unfortunate quarters with this all-beef attempt to bring people in beyond breakfast.

Food

Fast Casual Dining’s Next Focus Is Pasta

4 months ago

The challenge for fast-casual concepts in New York is that the $12+ bowls and plates that are being served up are competing on uneven playing fields. The VC-backed ones allow concepts to get prime real esatate and subsidize losses. We hope these fast-casual plates can stand on their own.