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?
One Day in June – Eater
On June 2, Eater reporters documented restaurant reopenings in 17 cities across the globe, from Paris’ open dining rooms to Bogotá’s carryout-only protocols. The dining experiences depicted here vary dramatically, but one constant truth remains: in some form and fashion, we’re all in this together.
Chief Editor At ‘Bon Appétit’ Resigns After Racially Insensitive Photo Surfaces – NPR
Bon Appétit‘s Adam Rapoport resigned this week after a photo of him dressed in a racially insensitive costume was posted on social media, prompting detailed accounts from contributors of color of racism, discrimination, and a “toxic culture” at the magazine. Bon Appétit has pledged to do better, while Amanda Shapiro takes over as interim editor.
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Restaurant Safety – Instagram Live
Chef José Andres held a virtual Instagram chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci about how to reopen restaurants, covering topics from masks and sanitation to how to deal with sick employees. Watch and learn his recommendations for a range of scenarios – and, per Fauci, continue to defer to local officials for more guidance.
Just Eat Takeaway Confirms It’s Gobbling Up Grubhub in a $7.3B Deal – TechCrunch
The European company Just Eat Takeaway announced an agreement to acquire Grubhub, after Uber Eats had been trying to make the same acquisition for the past year. The combined operation will reportedly have more than 70 million active customers globally. The takeover is set to be completed early next year.