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What Should Happen to the Spotted Pig

Trish Nelson on moving forward, the painful conversations the industry needs to have, and giving the Pig back to the people.
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Communal Table Podcast: Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver talks about how doing right doesn't always pay the bills, vegetables, and resilience.
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The Biggest Restaurant News of 2019

From the rise of plant-based meat to the death of "crack pie," these stories prove that the only constant is change.
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Keith McNally Looks Back on 30 Years of NYC Restaurants

Three decades after opening Lucky Strike, the influential restaurateur reflects on his legacy.
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Meet the Woman Who Brings You the Best Food Italy Has to Offer

How Beatrice Ughi became America’s most influential importer of the rarest, purest foods in Italy.
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You Can Teach an Employee Your Values, But Can You Make Them Stick Around?

In an era of high turnover and low unemployment rates, hospitality pros are struggling to retain the talent they so carefully train.
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How to Build a Team That Sticks Around

At TechTable's fifth annual summit, industry veterans responded to the demands and challenges of the modern hospitality workforce.
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How to Stay Healthy When You Drink for a Living

A Balanced Glass co-founder Rebecca Hopkins wants to recalibrate the wine industry into a healthier, happier place to work.
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Chefs Are So Damn Tired

Richie Nakano talks with fellow chefs about how they are coping with exhaustion, and if it's still worth it.
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Restaurant Workers Deserve Affordable Child Care—That's Also Open Really Late

"The choice between leaving your child alone and potentially losing the job that provides for you and your family is unfairly impossible and also understandably simple," says west~bourne founder Camilla Marcus. She's found another way.
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This Restaurant Won't Have a Single Trash Can

Douglas McMaster is moving his zero-waste SILO restaurant from Brighton to London. It's kind of punk rock.
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Rise and Grind: A Hot Dog Success Story

What happened when a small wagyu beef retailer got a huge boost from some press coverage.
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Being a Chef Shouldn't Kill You

"Your hospitality gene is strong and it goes to battle with your self care gene daily."
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What Happens When a Chef Wants to Take a Gap Year?

When Nicolas Delaroque and his family move to France next year, his chef de cuisine will temporarily take over the kitchen at his restaurant—and introduce a whole new menu.
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A Cut Above

Steakhouses and other carnivore-pleasing restaurants are setting themselves apart with custom cutlery.
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In Pursuit of Perfection—Kinda

"I think you can go down a dark road if you're trying to be the best or perfect at everything. I think it's a trap." — Brian Canlis
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The Right Way to Introduce Your Customers to Something New

At this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, industry experts shared tips on adding bottles to the bar. 
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Give a Hand to the Ranchers

Chefs and ranchers are beefing up their relationships in a big way. 
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How to Market Your Restaurant Without Losing Your Mind or Your Money

Are influencer comps, social media agencies, and PR firms worth the money? Restaurant veteran Amelia Zatik Sawyer crunches the numbers.
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How Food Pros Deal With Setbacks and Outright Failure

"Get through the storm. You will find that sunshine."—Dwyane Wade, athlete-turned-vintner
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How to Set a Zero-Tolerance Policy at Your Restaurant

Want to make a safe working environment for everyone? Restaurant veteran Amelia Zatik Sawyer on how to set a crystal-clear policy and stick to it.
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The Indispensable Steakhouses of Detroit

A new class of steakhouses has reinvigorated the city’s red-meat scene.
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When Restaurants Don't Make You Feel Welcome

"When you walk into an environment where you don't feel that warmth and hospitality, you know it, you feel it on your skin."—Alpana Singh
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Don't Open a Restaurant Until You Read This

Hospitality lawyer Jasmine Moy shares essential steps for getting your business off to a healthy start.
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Cloud Kitchens Help Restaurants Weather Tough Times

Warehouse kitchens may be the best way for some restaurateurs to take the delivery-first trend head-on. 
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Nut Milk, Beef Broth, and More Are Heading to a Beer Tap Near You

In almost every corner of the hospitality industry, there’s a tap system designed to cut back on waste.
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Michel Nischan Will Save the World with Soup

The chef and activist is taking his social mission to the commercial food sector with Wholesome Crave.
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How to Tell Your Story on Your Own Terms

Tom Colicchio, Becca Parrish, and Phil Baltz share tips for picking the right opportunities, and when to say no.
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How to Be a Better Boss in the Kitchen

At the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Senior Editor Kat Kinsman sat down with industry leaders to talk about the most important lessons they learned from being a boss. 
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Traci Des Jardins on the Difficult Decision to Close Jardinière—and What's Next

“I have the opportunity to close gracefully rather than it being a crisis point," the legendary San Francisco chef tells Food & Wine.
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Georgia BBQ Superstar Bryan Furman Is Ready to Rebuild Again After Another Fire

The country’s best pitmasters unite to help one of their own after B's Cracklin' Barbecue suffered serious fire damage. 
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Why the Michelin Guide Matters for Los Angeles

L.A. doesn’t need Michelin for validation, but anything that drives more attention toward America’s most vibrant food city should have a positive effect.
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19 Great Restaurants to Work For

Meet the chefs and restaurateurs who are making restaurant jobs better.
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Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2019

The hunt for the 31st annual class of Best New Chefs turned up 10 rising stars who are lighting the way forward for American cuisine.
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A Jury of My Peers

"If there were more critics who are people of color, would things be different?" asks chef Kwame Onwuachi.