This Week in Restaurant News: Tasting Wine, JBF Semifinalists, When Immigrant Workers Stay Home

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?

What Happened at D.C.’s Restaurants When Immigrant Workers Stayed Home — PBS

Should Restaurants Offer Guests That First Taste of Wine?The New York Times

Cheap Eats, Cheap Labor: The Hidden Human Costs Of Those Lists — NPR

Revealed: This Year’s James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef SemifinalistsFood & Wine

The New Face of Four-Star Italian Cooking — Bloomberg Pursuits

What Should Be On Trump’s Food Policy Agenda — Eater

Does Fame Have a Recipe? Dominique Crenn’s Fast RiseThe New York Times

How Food Became Pop CultureLucky Peach

The Mystery of the Disappearing CooksMother Jones

Why Restaurants Are Rushing to Adopt Higher Welfare Standards for ChickensEntrepreneur

10 things you need to know before starting a restaurant remodel

10 things you need to know before starting a restaurant remodel

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How to Raise Funds for Your Restaurant

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Hospitality in real life: How to make every guest feel like a VIP

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We all know that hospitality is the key to success in the restaurant industry—not just getting butts in seats, but...
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How The Anchovy Bar creates unique experiences through chef, brewery, and winery collaborations

How The Anchovy Bar creates unique experiences through chef, brewery, and winery collaborations

Born from the team behind State Bird Provisions and The Progress, The Anchovy Bar stands out for its focus on...
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How Uni Restaurant in Boston is stepping into the future with OpenTable

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