This Week in Restaurant News: American Food, Danny Meyer Goes Sky-High, Who Gets to Be a Restaurant Critic?

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?

Here’s Why Food in America Is More Exciting Than EverBon Appetit

In Trump Era, Restaurants Risk Backlash with Political StancesChicago Tribune

The Rise of the Grocerant — Eater

Dishwasher Becomes Part-Owner of Top Restaurant Noma — BBC

Why Touch Screens Are Changing How We Order at RestaurantsWashington Post

Indoor Farming Startup Bowery Raises $7.5 Million from Investors Including ‘Top Chef’ Tom Colicchio — TechCrunch

Inside Wolfgang Puck’s Most Ambitious Restaurant YetDepartures

Who Gets to Be a Restaurant Critic? — Eater

Danny Meyer Launching $30M Restaurant, BarNew York Post

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