Independents

People

The Chef Behind Sushi Landmark Masa Turns His Attention to Steak and Fried Chicken

1 month ago

Takayama’s approach to creating multiple dining experiences under one roof is appealing and it will be very interesting to see how it pans out.

Design

Noma’s Original Dining Room Is up for Auction This Week

1 month ago

Why settle for a restaurant’s coffee table book when you can have its coffee table?

Independents

Tweets Reveal Some Michelin Guide New York City Winners

1 month ago

Michelin watchers will pay close attention to two things today: If the guide finally gives a female chef in the U.S. three stars and if the city adds more than six restaurants to the three-star collection.

Independents

London’s Rochelle Canteen Expands to a Second, Larger Space

2 months ago

Slow-growth family affairs are some of our favorite types of restaurant businesses.

Independents

Internationally Sourced Food and Harsh FDA Rules Collide at New York’s Masa

2 months ago

Restaurants that source ingredients from other countries, including the priciest sushi in Manhattan, must straddle the line between authentic ingredients and compliance with U.S. safety standards.

Chains

Starbucks and Other Restaurants Don’t Want to Publish California’s Coffee Cancer Warnings

2 months ago

We don't mind real health warnings, but "maybes" seem like a waste of time and energy for chains and independents alike.

People

Video: Danny Meyer Talks Change, Technology and Hugging Millennials

2 months ago

The good news is everyone loves food. The bad news is that competition is fierce and the business of dining out is delicate.

Independents

John Besh to Leave Besh Restaurant Group After Sexual Harassment Allegations

2 months ago

There's a sense throughout the restaurant industry that this is the first of many allegations, as well as an opportunity to reset the lopsided dynamics within the industry that allow cultures like this to thrive.

Independents

Chicago Is Down One Michelin-Starred Restaurant This Year

2 months ago

Chicago lost two two-starred restaurants last year due to closures but still features a strong list of award winners, including the usual suspects.

Independents

Bobby Flay Will Close His Midtown Manhattan Restaurant Bar Americain

2 months ago

The balance between celebrity chef and running a restaurant is never easy but lease renewals always offer an opportunity to rethink what you're doing.

Independents

Adding Up the Costs Behind Le Cirque’s Bankruptcy and Closure

2 months ago

No restaurant is immune to the challenges of staying in business, not even those once at the pinnacle of fine dining.

Uncategorized

TripAdvisor’s Best Restaurant in the World Through the Eyes of a Food Critic

2 months ago

TripAdvisor's restaurant listings and recommendations are one step removed from Yelp's when it comes to understanding what's good and bad. But that doesn't mean they don't have the power to make and break some restaurants.