COVID-19

"Cooking with heart" through the COVID-19 crisis

Mar 27, 2020
One east London cafe might be closed during the city's lockdown, but its co-owners are still cooking to serve the more vulnerable members of their community.
A Portuguese Love Affair, a cafe in east London, during normal business hours.
Victoria Craig/BBC

Amid worker shortage, Houston restaurant industry seeks immigration reform

Feb 11, 2020
According to one estimate, the national workforce will lose more than a million workers aged under 25 in the next eight years.
Cooks at Hugo’s restaurant in Houston, Texas, prepare for the lunch shift.
Macie Kelly/Houston Public Media

Restaurant gift cards are getting more popular as holiday presents

Jan 10, 2020
As gift giving has shifted toward experiences and not physical items, restaurant gift cards are getting more popular. And restaurants are catching on.
Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images

Breakfast with your paint supplies? Home Depot tests in-store café

Oct 22, 2019
The café at a Home Depot in Kansas City is the first of its kind.

The economics of $1 oyster happy hours

Oct 4, 2019
These deals are ubiquitous — especially in coastal cities — but critics say they’ve lowered expectations of a good oyster experience.
Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for Turner

Nordstrom vs. Nordstrom’s: Why do we confuse company names?

Aug 8, 2019
Tacking on the possessive “s” is a habit for many of us.
A view of a Nordstrom men's store in New York City. Or wait — is it Nordstrom's?
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

L.A. diners pay up for glow-in-the-dark noodles

Aug 8, 2019
Temporary restaurants offer novel experiences to attract new clientele.
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Deal between sushi giants highlights "grocerant" trend

Jul 3, 2019
It just might be that the American grocery store is the new mall food court.
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Tampa International Airport is inviting nonflyers to dine at its terminals

Jun 18, 2019
You no longer have to be passenger to eat beyond the security checkpoint.
Dustin Coates (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Rebranding a Southern city with food to the fore

Apr 26, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina, wants visitors and potential residents to see it as a culinary capital.
A group of chefs from Charlotte, NC, cooked at the James Beard House in New York as part of a rebranding campaign for the city.
Clay Williams, courtesy of the James Beard Foundation

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