A few days in the life of a restaurant owner this spring

Jun 3, 2021
Business is booming — and that has brought a whole new set of challenges.
Pasta Louise has weathered the COVID-19 winter and is sticking around.
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DoorDash offers lower-fee service to restaurants

Apr 27, 2021
The delivery app had been criticized for taking high commissions on orders during the pandemic.
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How to be a chef

Nov 20, 2018
Dominique Crenn of the Michelin-starred Atelier Crenn in San Francisco discusses her career.
Dominique Crenn is the first female chef to receive two Michelin stars in the United States.
Matt Edge

Restaurants say diners are bad at making reservations

Apr 17, 2018
Journalist Marissa Conrad watched careful planning unravel at popular dinner spots.
Restaurants have mixed feelings on how reservation platforms work.
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Doing farm to table in the 1800s (before it was cool)

Sep 20, 2016
Paul Freedman on his new book, "Ten Restaurants That Changed America."
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Keeping business afloat in Louisiana flooding

Aug 24, 2016
A husband and wife team run Middendorf's restaurant in a flood-prone swamp just outside of New Orleans.
A front view of Middendorf's.
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Cooking with chef Geoffrey Zakarian at Georgie in Beverly Hills

Jun 15, 2016
The New York chef and Food Network personality made his way to the West Coast with Georgie and the Garden Bar.


Geoffrey Zakarian making ahi poke at his new restaurant, Georgie. 
 



 
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Don't call Wolfgang Puck a celebrity chef

Dec 17, 2015
Wolfgang Puck tells the unlikely story of how he built a culinary empire.

Leah Chase’s 65 years in the same New Orleans kitchen

Aug 21, 2015
The 92-year-old chef still shouts orders at Dooky Chase's Restaurant.