Independents

Independents

Albert Adrià Expands His Restaurant Group to London

9 months ago

We are seeing a new wave of food concepts from high-profile chefs who are thinking beyond the confines of the traditional dining room.

Independents

How a Chef Tackles Two Years of Opening Delays

9 months ago

When a one-year build-out turns into two or even three, chefs and restaurateurs have plenty to do to stay busy, but they also need to keep the momentum and buzz going before its debut. Here’s how chef Jessica Largey stayed focused on getting Simone opened in L.A.

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The British Curry House Is Making Its Own Brexit

9 months ago

From the UK to the U.S. and beyond, when you attack immigrants you're attacking the restaurant industry.

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Chef Edouardo Jordan on Life After the Awards

9 months ago

Fresh off a year of two James Beard Awards and accolades from local and national press, Seattle’s Edouardo Jordan settles in to what happens next: More customers, new expectations and building a future.

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David Chang Moves in to New York’s Most Notable High-End Food Court

9 months ago

What's not mentioned here is Related's owner is one of the big-money investors behind Momofuku's expansion. Expect even more when its Thomas Keller-curated Hudson Yards opens up 20 blocks south in 2019.

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New York City Food Carts Will Post Health Department Grades

9 months ago

New York City's food cart and truck vendors work harder than just about anybody to keep their food safe: they've got to draw a ton of customers on a regular basis just to make ends meet. We hope inspectors don't use their power to wage war on them.

Independents

New York’s 2019 Michelin Guide Restaurants Announced

10 months ago

In the new Guide, only two out of 76 starred restaurants are helmed by women. When it comes to the lack of diversity on the list, how long will the new director's "we only focus on the food" excuse hold out?

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How Custom Tipping Screens Impact Wages at Counter Service Restaurants

10 months ago

Custom tipping screens from Toast, Square, and similar digital point-of-sale systems can, in some cases, double an employee’s paycheck. In an extremely tight labor market, it can be a big selling point.

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Profile of a Pivot: Brooklyn’s Saint Julivert Fisherie

10 months ago

Finally, an interesting development in the business of casual all-day cafés: sometimes, they get turned into something else completely.

Food

Blackberry Farms’ New Resort Trades Gluttony for Wellness

10 months ago

When it comes to resort food "wellness" is usually a tip off that you will not eat well. We look forward to this next wave of good, healthy food that's informed by a kitchen that knows what a sinful meal tastes like.

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The World’s No. 3 Restaurant Enters the U.S. With a Four Seasons Partnership

10 months ago

The restaurant will be the crown jewel of a $45 million renovation project for the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. If the hotel wants to become a leader in the local food scene, this is certainly one way to do it.

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Interview: How Art and Activism Inspire Change in Hotels and Restaurants

10 months ago

Gone are the days of the stodgy hotel restaurant. Now, restaurants within hotels play an integral role in the vibe, business model, and guest experience. There's also plenty of room to affect real change.