This Week in Restaurant News: Secondary Concepts Getting 86’d; New AMEX Survey Reveals Tipping Trends; Grace Periods for New Restaurants + More

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?

Faltering Restaurants Shed Secondary Concepts — Nation’s Restaurant News

Why I’m Not Reviewing Noma Mexico — The New York Times

Tweet What You Eat: Diners and Restaurants Embrace the “Food Selfie,” Online Ordering and the Fight Against Food Waste — Hospitality Net

Longtime Chez Panisse Chef Cal Peternell to Leave — SFGate.com

Iowa Officials Warn of Fake Food Inspectors at Restaurants — U.S. News & World Report

Why the Best Restaurant in Asia Is Shutting Down — Bloomberg

Restaurants Hurting as D.C. Holds Up Visas for Returning Workers — The Inquirer and Mirror

Should New Restaurants Get a Grace Period? — CityPages.com

As Restaurants Struggle to Survive, Some Find Strength in Numbers — AZ Central

Fake Restaurant Websites Create Confusion for Restaurants and Diners — Washington City Paper

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