Every week we’re rounding up some of our favorite articles with trends and tidbits from the world of restaurants. Tell us: what made your reading list this week?
The Cost of Reopening a Restaurant in a Pandemic – Eater Detroit
Restaurants are reopening their dining rooms and patios to customers after months of financial losses, but health and safety processes continue to add up. Here, Brenna Houck delves into the new world of operating costs, including kitchen and dining room redesigns, food orders, sanitation equipment, and more.
How to Make Sure Your Restaurant Is Welcoming to Everyone – Food & Wine
With equitable policies top of mind for food and drink businesses, Shakera Jones offers tips for owners and managers to change the culture of their teams. Spoiler: language matters when it comes to names, pronouns, dress descriptions, and all the rest, so start paying attention now.
Operators Add Teeny-Tiny Menu Items to Comply with New Alcohol-Sales Restrictions – Restaurant Business
With rules for bars and alcohol sales changing rapidly, restaurants are adding small, inexpensive menu items for folks who come in specifically for drinks (think Hot Pockets and five-cent cheese puffs). From late-night menus to micro-snacks, learn how businesses are making it work.
Meet the Intrepid Group Leading LA’s Booming Instagram Pop-Up Food Scene – Eater LA
Industry workers are turning to Instagram to put their their significant skills to work, selling everything from pie slabs to empanadas in local pop-ups – and often donating proceeds to charity. Here are 10 to watch, follow, and take a cue from.