This Week in Restaurant News: Beard Nominees, Serving Up Politics, Lucky Peach to Fold

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 2017 James Beard Award Nominees — James Beard Foundation

Chefs Struggle Over Whether to Serve Up Politics The New York Times

Confirmed: ‘Lucky Peach’ Is Definitely Closing — Eater

How Founding Farmers Became The Most Booked Restaurant In The U.S. For 5 Years RunningForbes

Women in Business Q&A: Christa Quarles, Chief Executive Officer, OpenTable — Huffington Post

Running a Restaurant Is Not a Piece of Cake — Medill Reports Chicago

15 Dishes That Came Straight from the Chef’s ChildhoodBon Appetit

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6 steps to a successful brunch service

At Founding Farmers—the farmer-owned concept with locations in Washington D.C., Montgomery County, MD, and Tysons, VA—brunch is a family-friendly, all-American...
Olivia Terenzio
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Legal truths about tipping

In today’s restaurant industry we’re seeing changes to tipping customs, which reflects shifting cultural attitudes around them. As a restaurateur,...
Marlo Spieth
The hidden costs of the juice and smoothie business — and how to manage them

The hidden costs of the juice and smoothie business — and how to manage them

Juice and smoothies are no longer just a trend — they are here to stay. In most cosmopolitan cities, juice...
Priya Krishna
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How Charleston’s beloved restaurant Maison held strong during COVID

How Charleston’s beloved restaurant Maison held strong during COVID

Just one year before the COVID pandemic, Vandy Vanderwarker, former chef de cuisine at The Ordinary, and restaurant heavyweight Will...
Bethy McCune
Dina Samson, co-owner of LA’s Rossoblu, shares wisdom for reopening

Dina Samson, co-owner of LA’s Rossoblu, shares wisdom for reopening

The events of the last year have brought seismic changes to the restaurant world. Dina Samson, co-owner of LA’s Rossoblu...
Joy Manning