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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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From Pitas to Pantries: How Miznon Is Staying Afloat

A couple of months ago, New Yorkers and visitors alike were lining up for whole roasted cauliflowers and pita sandwiches…

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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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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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Not Open for Takeout and Delivery: How Noreetuh Has Tried to Flatten the Curve

These days, the restaurants we love can be divided into two categories: The ones that have remained open for takeout…

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What Staying Open Means for Golden Diner

Just a little more than a year after opening Golden Diner to critical acclaim, chef-owner Sam Yoo found himself in…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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