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Author: Deanna Ting

The Road BackSan Francisco

Nite Yun Isn’t Afraid to Make Big Changes to Keep Her Restaurant Alive

Nite Yun knows that in order for her two-year-old restaurant to survive the coronavirus pandemic, she, like many other chefs…


The Road BackWashington D.C.

Restaurateur Rose Previte Isn’t Giving Up on the Future of Restaurants

For Rose Previte, the hardest and most difficult part of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown takes place everyday at 5…


The Road BackNew York

Restaurateur Gabriel Stulman on What Restaurants Need to Survive

If there’s something shared among the nine New York City restaurants and bars owned by Gabriel Stulman’s Happy Cooking Hospitality,…


The Road BackNew York

The Little Italy Restaurant That Somehow Opened During the Pandemic

As part of an ongoing series hoping to explore the experiences of restaurant owners and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic…


Restaurant DiariesNew York

The Story of the 125-Year-Old Restaurant Slated to Reopen a Day Before the Shutdown

As part of an ongoing series hoping to explore the perspectives of the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 pandemic and…


Helping OutLos Angeles

How One Film Studio Is Helping Feed Those in Need by Hiring Local Restaurants

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down restaurants and bars in the entertainment capital of the world, it also forced the…


Helping OutAustinHouston

The Texas Grocery Chain That Has Been a ‘Lifeline’ for Local Restaurants

A funny thing happened while chef Chris Ostlund was researching and developing Tatsu-ya branded meals to be sold at local…


Behind the LineNew York

Chinatown Restaurants Unite With Neighborhood Dining Initiative (and More)

The New York City restaurant industry can be competitive, but it can also be incredibly supportive and community-based.


Behind the Line

What Will the American Restaurant Industry Look Like After the Coronavirus Crisis?

A few days before New York City officially shut down dining rooms and bars, Tom Colicchio told The New York…


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