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Author: Deanna Ting


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It’s Time to Support Chinatown Restaurants. Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou Is Even Willing to Share Her Secret List.

This March, New York State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, who represents Manhattan’s Chinatown and the Financial District, did something she never thought she’d…

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PDT’s Jeff Bell on the Future of Bars

Bars are the third spaces where we gather with a drink in hand, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends, and sometimes,…

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Wayla’s Way Forward Is All About Feeding Its Community

Not even the coronavirus pandemic could stop Wayla chef Tom Naumsuwan and his team from feeding New Yorkers for long. …

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Oxalis’ Steve Wong on the Restaurant Industry’s Reinvention Conundrum

Oxalis, the neighborhood bistro in Crown Heights, is used to reinventing itself and adapting to change. 

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An Ode to Family Meal

For people who work in restaurants, family meal — that one part of the day where the entire staff comes…

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For Brooklyn’s Ras Plant Based, Family Is Everything

Ras Plant Based co-owner Romeo Regalli never anticipated that one of his restaurant’s most popular dishes would come directly from his…

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Five Major Ways Dining in America Has Already Changed

While restaurants in many states across America remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, more dining rooms have reopened in…

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Ignacio Mattos on Staying Afloat During a Pandemic — and What Comes Next

Ignacio Mattos doesn’t know if his three New York City restaurants — Estela, Altro Paradiso, and Flora Bar — will…

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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…

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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…

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