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“Bizarre Foods” Goes Beyond Bizarre Foods, According to Host Andrew Zimmern

5 months ago

Anthony Bourdain has forever changed the scope and style of food television. His influence is at play here, too, but if Zimmern wants to shed his show's bug-eating image, perhaps consider a name change?

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The Not-So-Quiet Power of a Good Restaurant Website

5 months ago

It's easy to overlook the importance of a well-designed and useful website in an age of social media hype, but a restaurant's website is the one true place the business has total control of the message.

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Social Media Commentary Is Now an Expected Part of the Story

5 months ago

The story doesn't end when a piece is published. Instead, it's become the beginning of the story as chefs, restaurateurs, and others offer immediate opinions on food features.

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Social Media Helps Jean-Georges Vongerichten Run His Restaurants

5 months ago

When chefs have a ton of projects and businesses to manage, it seems sometimes they're connected by name only. Not so with Jean-Georges Vongerichten,

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Chipotle Taps Wu-Tang Clan for Marketing Buzz After Safety Scare

5 months ago

I mean... sure. Why not?

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Pizza Hut Bets More Drivers and Better Algorithms Will Help Business

5 months ago

This strategy is in direct opposition to the one we've seen from other fast-food chains who work alongside existing delivery services. Delivery is Pizza Hut's bread-and-butter, though, so make sense for them to work to control the entire process.

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Announcing René Redzepi at Skift Global Forum 2017

5 months ago

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France’s Visionary Chef, Alain Senderens, Dies at Age 77

6 months ago

I had the pleasure of seeing Senderens speak in 2014. "Taste is the art of discerning. This is learned,” he said, speaking to time and research it takes to become a seasoned chef. In a world focused on innovation and execution at lightning speed, what is his legacy?

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In Seattle a Higher Minimum Wage Isn’t Hurting Restaurants

6 months ago

Higher wages mean there are more people who can afford to eat out at restaurants, and spend money elsewhere, too.

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The Yale Dean Who Lost Her Job for Being Too Mean on Yelp

6 months ago

Free advice: don't post disparaging remarks on the internet, it could cost you your job (and more).