This Week in Restaurant News: Luncheonettes, Facebook Messenger, the Life of a Food Vendor

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?

In the High-Risk Restaurant Business, How Do Chef-Owners Actually Make a Living?The Boston Globe

Cooking Got Barbara Lynch Out of South Boston, and Brought Her BackThe New York Times

Why 2017 Is the Year of the Luncheonette — Eater

A Day in the Life of a Food VendorThe New York Times 

Good Food 100 Restaurants List to Highlight Sustainable Restaurants — Food Tank

This Queer Chef Boldly Refused To Be Featured By Ivanka Trump’s Brand — The Huffington Post

The French Connection: Why Balthazar, an NYC Institution, Has Such Incredible Staying Power — Tasting Table

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Get by With a Lot of Unpaid Labor — Eater

Facebook’s Latest Messenger Makeover Is All About Business — Engadget

Restaurant Group Joins Lawsuit Against Trump, Citing Unfair Competition — NPR

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