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Nikita Richardson

  1. coronavirus
    The Restaurant Industry Could Lose 5 to 7 Million JobsA new proposal from the National Restaurant Association offers a dire look at what workers face.
  2. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer Has Now Laid Off 80 Percent of His StaffTwo thousand more hospitality workers are jobless as of today.
  3. coronavirus
    Here’s How Delivery and Takeout Alcohol Sales Will WorkThe New York State Liquor Authority is temporarily allowing bars and restaurants to add alcohol to their takeout and delivery menus.
  4. uh oh
    Ample Hills Creamery Has Filed for BankruptcyThe Brooklyn-born ice-cream chain is looking to restructure its debt.
  5. coronavirus
    These Are the Cities and States That Have Ordered Bar and Restaurant ShutdownsMayors and governors around the U.S. are banning dine-in service in hopes of curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
  6. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer’s Restaurants Will Close in the Wake of Coronavirus“We are focused on making tough and prudent decisions now in full hopes of a return to business when the current health emergency permits.”
  7. coronavirus
    James Beard Foundation Postpones Awards Until Summer 2020The organization will reschedule ceremonies in New York and Chicago.
  8. coronavirus
    A Seattle Chef Will Close 12 Restaurants Over Coronavirus FearsTom Douglas says sales have fallen 90 percent.
  9. closings
    One of New York’s Most Storied Steakhouses Has ClosedThe legendary but troubled Palm Too is no more.
  10. closings
    Iconic Fort Greene Bar Frank’s Cocktail Lounge Is Reportedly ClosingThe neighborhood spot, open since 1974, drew generations of Brooklynites with its distinct charm.
  11. food tv
    Here’s the New Host of Great British Bake OffMatt Lucas is best known for his roles in Little Britain and Bridesmaids.
  12. awards
    Jessica B. Harris Is the 2020 James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award WinnerNew York-born Harris is one of the foremost chroniclers of food from the African diaspora.
  13. grocery wars
    Costco Banned Free Samples and the Internet Can’t Handle ItThe wholesaler’s move comes amid coronavirus fears.
  14. openings
    A New Pop-up Is a Destination for Modern British CookingAt Dame, Patricia Howard and Ed Szymanski lay the groundwork for an exciting new restaurant.
  15. grub guides
    These Are Boom Times for Beans. Here’s Where to Eat Them in New York.For the love of legumes.
  16. coronavirus
    Starbucks Bans Personal Cups Over Coronavirus FearsThe coffee retailer will also ban “for here” cups until further notice.
  17. coming soon
    Andrew Carmellini’s Seaport Restaurant Will Be an Italian ChophouseCarne Mare is scheduled to open this spring.
  18. natural disasters
    Nashville Restaurants and Bars Destroyed by Overnight TornadoThose located in the East Nashville and Germantown neighborhoods were especially hard hit.
  19. food delivery
    The City Council Is Taking Aim at Food-Delivery AppsCouncilmembers are considering a set of bills that would limit the power Grubhub and others have over the local restaurant industry.
  20. grub guides
    10 Reusable Shopping Bags You Need to Face New York’s Plastic Bag BanEverything changes on March 1.
  21. awards
    Here Are the 2020 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards SemifinalistsThe restaurant world’s awards season kicks off today.
  22. discrimination
    Study Finds Black Baristas Are Paid Less Than White Baristas at StarbucksLGBTQ and foreign-born employees also reported being discriminated against.
  23. food tv
    Watch the New Trailer for Ugly Delicious 2David Chang’s Netflix show returns March 6.
  24. openings
    Inside Brooklyn’s First Ham BarThe new bar & Sons is dedicated to American-made hams and wine.
  25. in memorium
    B. Smith’s Life as a Boundary-Pushing RestaurateurThe model and cookbook author died at 70.
  26. awards
    The James Beard Foundation Announces Its 2020 ‘America’s Classics’The honorees include the supposed birthplace of the chicken tender and a border-town destination for cow’s head barbacoa.
  27. grub guides
    What to Drink at New York’s Most Exciting New Cocktail BarsAn izakaya in Sunset Park, the best new spot for $10 dirty martinis, a classy sports bar inside a coffee shop and more.
  28. closings
    Heavily Hyped Restaurants Are Closing at an Alarming RateIn the space of a few weeks, too many big-name chefs have been forced to shutter restaurants that seemed poised to succeed.
  29. openings
    Bar Camillo Is a New Destination for Negronis and PinsaThe latest restaurant from the Locanda Vini e Olii team has 9 different takes on the classic cocktail alongside a homey Rome-inspired menu.
  30. grocery wars
    Wegmans Is Now Delivering Groceries to ManhattanThe cult grocery chain will hop the East River with a little help from Instacart.
  31. grub guides
    It Is a Very Good Time to Go Eat Some CroquettesOne of the best finger foods in existence is suddenly on menus everywhere.
  32. chains
    Papa John Says He Didn’t Actually Eat All Those PizzasThe greasy-pizza mogul walks back his incredible claim.
  33. closings
    Michelin-Starred Restaurant Aldea Will Close This MonthChef George Mendes gave a modern treatment to Iberian cuisine in a sophisticated space.
  34. food tv
    Watch AOC Talk BECs and Bartending in the BronxThe House representative spends a day with Desus and Mero.
  35. grub guides
    New York’s Most Romantic Restaurants, According to 33 ChefsJust in time for Valentine’s Day.
  36. protests
    Why Restaurant Workers Are Protesting New York’s Minimum Wage PlanWhile the minimum wage has gone up to $15 for most tipped workers, restaurant workers have been left out.
  37. openings
    Mokyo Is an Affordable, Appealing New Spot for Korean Small PlatesChef Kyungmin Kay Hyun’s menu pulls inspiration from Peru, Spain, China, and more.
  38. food allergies
    The FDA Approves the First Peanut-Allergy DrugThe treatment involves building up a partial immunity to the nut over six months.
  39. mwah!
    The Chef’s Kiss in Emoji Form Will Soon Be a RealityPlus all the other new food emoji coming to a mobile device near you.
  40. food politics
    A Brooklyn Bakery Is Sending Cakes to 53 Republican Senators TodayNew York’s own Butter & Scotch is asking lawmakers to let former national security adviser John Bolton testify in the ongoing impeachment trial.
  41. chains
    Krispy Kreme Will Glaze New York City With 6 New StoresThe doughnut chain is staging a massive comeback for 2020.
  42. controversies
    Here Are 13,253 More Reasons to Avoid ChipotleThe state of Massachusetts just hit the restaurant chain with a $1.3 million fine for child-labor violations.
  43. grub guides
    Where to Eat on Super Bowl Sunday If You Don’t Care About FootballIt’s the deadest restaurant night of the year, which is why it’s the perfect time to grab an otherwise impossible-to-reserve table.
  44. odes
    The Best Super Bowl Food Is Pigs in a BlanketWeenies over wings, every time.
  45. ch-ch-changes
    Daniel Humm Will Part Ways With the NoMad HotelIt’s the Eleven Madison Park chef’s second big breakup in the past year.
  46. grub guides
    Where to Eat New York’s Most Impressive New Fried Rice DishesChefs are taking the classic dish to delicious new levels.
  47. cash money
    New York City Businesses Will Soon Have to Accept CashThe City Council is set to pass a bill that will make it illegal for businesses to turn down hard currency.
  48. sweet tooth
    New Mexico’s State Cookie Gets Its Due in ManhattanMeet the bizcochito.
  49. lawsuits
    San Antonio Has Spent $315,000 to Keep Chick-fil-A OutThe Texas city is embroiled in two lawsuits and a government investigation since barring the chicken-sandwich chain from the local airport.
  50. sweet tooth
    In Praise of the Long Dessert MenuDinner is never more fun than when there are a dozen sweets to choose from.
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