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  1. the grub street diet
    Sarah Jessica Parker Misses Restaurants So Much It Hurts“One of the greatest gifts in New York is the discovery of everywhere else.”
  2. street vendor project
    The Street Vendors Who Are Fighting Against HungerA new program is spearheaded by the same people it aims to help.
  3. food fight
    Andrew Yang Walks Into a Bodega — or Does He?Where, exactly, did the mayoral candidate buy his green tea this morning?
  4. the grub street diet
    Comedian Steven Phillips-Horst Cooks Like He’s Single“My boyfriend is a brilliant chef, but left to my own devices I’m a ’90s sitcom widower cliché.”
  5. interviews
    The Instagram Account Holding America’s Restaurants AccountableHe broke Sqirl’s mold scandal wide open and revealed racism at a popular pizza shop. But who is Joe Rosenthal, really?
  6. closings
    La Newyorkina, Fany Gerson’s Passion Project, Will Close This Weekend“We were doing numbers that we do in the dead of winter some days during the summer, which is crazy.”
  7. vaccinations
    Washington, D.C., Targets February 1 to Vaccinate Restaurant WorkersThroughout the coronavirus pandemic, food-industry workers have been among those who have borne the brunt of the pandemic.
  8. year in review
    The 58 Best Lines From 2020’s Grub Street Diets“My meals are a real luxury and I bless each one.”
  9. the grub street diet
    Kelly Conaboy Dunks Candy Canes in Her Coffee“It is both a cruel game and a seasonal taste experience.”
  10. lawsuits
    Eataly Will Pay Nearly $2 Million to Settle a Labor LawsuitEmployees alleged that the company engaged in time-shaving and that certain managers told employees to work off the clock, among other violations.
  11. coronavirus
    Indoor Dining Is Done in New York City (Again)The governor also called for federal assistance for restaurants and bars.
  12. coronavirus
    NYC Restaurant Workers Are Grappling With the Crushing Mental Toll of COVID“All of this is kind of killing me right now.”
  13. crime scenes
    Staten Island Bar Manager Who Flouted COVID Rules Hits Sheriff’s Deputy With CarDaniel Presti reportedly attempted to flee arrest after once again opening Mac’s Public House and ignoring COVID restrictions.
  14. chef shuffle
    Daniela Soto-Innes Is Leaving Cosme and AtlaThe chef announced her departure from the New York restaurants where she made her name.
  15. the grub street diet
    Demi Adejuyigbe Is Baking Pies and Cakes and Everything Else“My entire identity has become quietly cooking through the pandemic”
  16. coronavirus
    What You Need to Know About the Mac’s Public House ControversyHow a Staten Island tavern became an epicenter for pandemic fatigue.
  17. closings
    Good-bye to the Strange Tropical Splendor of Donna’s BrancoladaThe Williamsburg bar Donna, which closed this weekend, took the piña colada on a winter vacation.
  18. lawsuits
    DoorDash Will Pay $2.5 Million in Tip-Skimming SettlementThe online delivery platform was sued for using tips for delivery workers’ base pay.
  19. the grub street diet
    Jason Stewart Likes His Martinis ‘Dirty & Bleu’“I’m not particularly proud of it.”
  20. outdoor dining
    How Many New Ways Will Restaurant Owners Get Squeezed?Both restaurant workers and owners alike have had to deal with a steady drip of small, incremental changes.
  21. openings
    A New Mexican Deli Lands in Bushwick With Real-Deal BirriaAndrés Tonatiuh Galindo Maria has opened Nene’s in the neighborhood where he grew up.
  22. advice
    Here’s Another Reminder to Stop Using Delivery AppsThey prey on restaurants, but still can’t make money.
  23. the grub street diet
    Rafael Espinal Toasted Biden’s Win With Some Bourbon“It was sweet and spicy and had the right amount of kick for the occasion.”
  24. coronavirus
    New York Will Impose a 10 p.m. Curfew on Bars and RestaurantsCurbside takeout, without alcohol, can continue later.
  25. openings
    Amor y Amargo Expands Into a Full-blown Cocktail StoreManhattans and 8 Amaro Sazeracs will be sold in sizes up to a liter.
  26. investments
    Black Food Folks Announces $5,000 Grant ProgramThe recipients include Yemi Amu of Oko Farms, the chef Omar Tate’s Honeysuckle Project, and eight more.
  27. labor
    Florida Becomes Latest State to Pass a $15 Minimum WageIt will be raised annually through 2026 and then adjusted for inflation every year after.
  28. closings
    Two Chinatown Closings Are Signs of a Bigger ProblemMany businesses need to hike prices to survive. What happens in a neighborhood where the expectations are for cheap food?
  29. the grub street diet
    Cookbook Author Nik Sharma Happily Eats Ice Cream for Lunch“I really love ice cream.”
  30. rip
    Cecilia Chiang, the Restaurateur Who Changed Chinese Food in America, Has DiedShe opened the Mandarin in 1961, introducing this country to dishes that are now ubiquitous.
  31. the grub street diet
    Bryan Washington Requires More Than One Curry Per Week“Yeah, no, one curry a week isn’t enough, to put it lightly.”
  32. features
    The Nightmare Inside Mission Chinese FoodThe restaurant’s chefs preached kindness. Behind the scenes, it was a different story.
  33. the grub street diet
    Xi’an Famous Foods’ Jason Wang Craves Spicy Nuggets and Roast Duck“The sauce is where it’s at.”
  34. openings
    Inside Fany Gerson’s Brand-new Doughnut ShopThe fryer is on at Fan-Fan Doughnuts.
  35. food media
    Here Are the New Bon Appétit Test Kitchen HostsParent company Condé Nast remains cagey on its pay structure.
  36. shutdown diaries
    We Bought the Diner From Twin Peaks. Then COVID Hit.“We could do so much cool stuff.”
  37. food media
    Claire Saffitz Has Officially Left the the Bon Appétit Test KitchenHer decision follows fellow Bon Appétit stars, who argued Condé Nast Entertainment failed to make meaningful change to the way it does business.
  38. reopening
    Cuomo Blocks de Blasio’s Plan to Roll Back Indoor Dining in ‘Hot Spot’ Zip CodesAfter Mayor Bill de Blasio said restaurants will be shut down in certain neighborhoods, the governor said no.
  39. explainers
    What Is the RESTAURANTS Act — and Can It Really Save the Hospitality Industry?The House has already passed the $120 billion relief bill.
  40. the grub street diet
    Sohla El-Waylly Adds Hot Dogs to Soup“Sounds crazy, but it was seriously delicious.”
  41. reopening
    Bars and Restaurants Are Pushing Back Against the SLAStronger enforcement creates new headaches for operators.
  42. california wildfires
    The Acclaimed Restaurant at Meadowood Has Been DestroyedChef Christopher Kostow’s Michelin-starred California restaurant was burned in a wildfire.
  43. coronavirus
    Florida Will Allow Its Bars and Restaurants to Fully ReopenGovernor Ron DeSantis is over social distancing.
  44. outdoor dining
    De Blasio Says Expanded Outdoor Dining Will Be ‘Permanent’ and ‘Year-round’The city’s Open Restaurants initiative will not only continue, but expand.
  45. the grub street diet
    Matty Matheson Reveres the Chicken-Finger Sub“People who don’t like it never grew up going to the States. Like, Okay, you’re too Canadian. You can’t handle it.
  46. coronavirus
    The COVID Recovery Surcharge Is a FarceIt’s not enough to keep restaurants in business.
  47. the grub street diet
    Yardy’s DeVonn Francis Pairs Modelo With Haribo Gummies“It was the watermelon one. Those are so iconic.”
  48. restaurant shutdown
    ‘There Are So Many Fewer Jobs to Go Around.’Cooks, servers, and bartenders talk about how New York’s restaurant shutdown has affected their lives.
  49. food media
    Cookbook Author Toni Tipton-Martin Named Editor-in-Chief of Cook’s CountryHer cookbooks have explored the history and contributions of African-American cuisine.
  50. coronavirus
    Nearly One in Six Restaurants May Have Closed, Survey FindsAnd 2.5 million jobs have been lost, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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