This Week in Restaurant News: Media Awards, $30 Nachos, Goodbye to Elaborate Menus

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 Media Award Winners — The James Beard Foundation

Union Square Cafe Returns, With More Than a Dash of Déjà VuThe New York Times

Why We Might Be Saying Goodbye to Elaborate Restaurant Menus — Eater

Taco Bell to Offer Test Kitchen Reservations on OpenTable — Nation’s Restaurant News

SF Restaurants Struggle at Intersection of Food, PoliticsSan Francisco Chronicle

How Restaurants Compete with Alternative Meal Sources — Nation’s Restaurant News

Why These Nachos Are Worth $30 a Plate — Bloomberg Pursuits

The team Behind the Best Restaurant in the World Is Opening a New Fast-Casual Concept in New York City — Business Insider

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