Independents

Independents

One of America’s Best Independent Pizza Joints Just Sold for Less Than $700,000

2 days ago

We'd love to see independents valued at a much higher level than this.

Independents

Singapore’s Superior Cocktail Culture Is Attracting Serious Talent

4 days ago

Singapore's cocktail bars have figured out that the experience comes first, not the price (which is high in this city), and have created businesses that clearly stand out from their peers.

Operations

Vegan Restaurants Move From the Fringe to the Spotlight

6 days ago

Consumers' demand for organic, locally sourced dining is giving rise to restaurants that specialize in a particular food philosophy, showing others what it's like when your operations match your marketing.

Food

The EU Is Coming After Kebabs for ‘Health’ Reasons

1 week ago

Nobody eats a doner to be healthy. We eat it because it's delicious. Certainly even the joy-free EU can understand that?

Independents

Fellow Chefs Name Michel Troisgros the World’s Best Chef

2 weeks ago

Good for Troisgros, but we'd also be interested in a list like this where holding two or more Michelin stars is not the qualification necessary to participate.

Food

Newark Airport May Have the Best Sushi Connection to Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market

3 weeks ago

OTG has radically improved the dining experience at Newark's Terminal C and other airports around the U.S. In the end though, it's a long play by OTG to be ready for the day local governments allow gambling at airports. Considering the awful state of airport dining, we're happy to make this trade off.

Independents

12 Destination Restaurants (Mostly) Outside of Big Cities

3 weeks ago

As travelers search for more authentic experiences, food will continue to top their lists.

Independents

Eataly World Really Wants to Be a Food Tourism Landmark

1 month ago

We'll have more on Eataly World next week, but for now we'l just say that Farinetti's ambition is likely not overblown.

Independents

London’s Restaurant Industry Blames Brexit for Fewer Openings this Year

1 month ago

Restaurant growth in London is slowing, and Brexit is to blame. But, as in the U.S., restaurateurs cite rising food costs and labor shortages as their biggest business concerns.

Independents

Singapore’s Top Seafood Hawkers Are Going Public on the Stock Market

1 month ago

One warning sign would be the current highs at which Singapore's market is seeing. While that's good for what they could raise now, it means a drop in value may not be far behind.

Independents

Christina Tosi Raises Millions to Grow Milk Bar Dessert Empire

1 month ago

Chefs that want to expand concepts beyond well-executed local independents are turning to more sophisticated investors. Tosi's teaming up with RSE would appear to play to both of their strengths.

Independents

Eater Releases Its List of the Year’s Essential Restaurants

1 month ago

Eater's picks for top spots reflects how many, many people eat now in cities across the U.S. It's delicious democracy with incredibly high standards and a solid payoff as well.