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People

Chef Alon Shaya Tries to Put Besh Behind Him With Two New Projects

3 months ago

Lawsuits behind him, Alon Shaya has started building his Israeli food empire, betting what worked in New Orleans will work in Denver and elsewhere.

Independents

Salt Bae’s Miami Steakhouse Feeds a Dictator, Then Feels the Heat

3 months ago

One of these men is a populism-fueled egomaniac running a thinly stretched empire. The other is the President of Venezuela.

Independents

Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: What Collaboration Means Now

3 months ago

Plenty of restaurants, technology companies, designers, and other industry professionals are working to solve the smaller problems industry wide. By enacting new forward-thinking policies, procedures, and ideas, the future is visible, and it's positive.

Independents

Skift Restaurants Forum Preview: Russ & Daughters Isn’t Going Anywhere

3 months ago

In an industry where surviving for five years is cause for celebration, 104-year-old institution Russ & Daughters is legendary for its staying power. It takes a powerful mix of delicious food, loyal customers, and the right leadership to get to this point.

Independents

Inside Roy Choi’s New Las Vegas Restaurant

3 months ago

In hyper-competitive markets, smart developers are turning to restaurants as anchor tenants that they can bank on. Sorry retail.

Independents

London Chef Clare Smyth Breaks Award Record

3 months ago

It's the first time that The Good Food Guide has scored a new restaurant on the list a perfect 10 since the awards were introduced ten years ago.

Independents

Meet All the Speakers of Skift Restaurants Forum 2018

3 months ago

We're beyond thrilled to have these amazing participants, as well as attendees like you. Register now.

Food

After Two Years, Farmacy Is Still Selling Its Plant-Based Hype Abroad

4 months ago

In a market not exactly known for its vegan fare, Camilla Fayed's Farmacy works to create pleasing dishes with only plant-based ingredients, hopefully inspiring other businesses to make small but meaningful changes, too.

Independents

New York’s ’21’ Club May Be in Play as Owner Belmond Explores Options

4 months ago

Belmond's split is good news for anyone with deep pockets who is in the market for an iconic restaurant or hotel with a global clientele.

Independents

Gentrification Is Changing the Definition of the Neighborhood Restaurant

4 months ago

In gentrified areas, what does a neighborhood restaurant look like? Increasingly, the plate of pancakes or burgers is getting switched out for lamb neck and squash blossoms, and the customer base is there to support it.

Independents

No Tips Allowed: How Three Small Restaurants Make It Work

4 months ago

Nobody says it's easy. All three say it's worth it.

Independents

Guest Chef Collaborations Do More Than Fill Seats For a Night

5 months ago

For some chefs, inviting colleagues from other restaurants is about camaraderie and community building. For others, it’s offering something new to the guests. All agree it’s a great marketing tool to drum up business on slower nights.