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  1. coronavirus
    Florida Will Allow Its Bars and Restaurants to Fully ReopenGovernor Ron DeSantis is over social distancing.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. coronavirus
    The COVID Recovery Surcharge Is a FarceIt’s not enough to keep restaurants in business.
  5. the grub street diet
    Yardy’s DeVonn Francis Pairs Modelo With Haribo Gummies“It was the watermelon one. Those are so iconic.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. coronavirus
    Nearly One in Six Restaurants May Have Closed, Survey FindsAnd 2.5 million jobs have been lost, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  9. the grub street diet
    Photographer Brad Ogbonna Gets Heirloom Tomatoes at His Bodega“I’ve never quite figured out why they have them, but they do.”
  10. coronavirus
    A Key Law Protecting Bar and Restaurant Owners Could Get ExtendedThe New York City Council is considering whether to suspend personal-liability provisions in commercial leases through March.
  11. reopening
    Indoor Dining Returns to NYC This Month. Here’s How It Will Work.Restaurants can welcome customers back indoors on September 30.
  12. the grub street diet
    Patrick McEnroe Has Branched Out From His Meat and Potatoes Childhood“When I was on the tour, we were in Asia. That’s when I got into sushi.”
  13. booze you can use
    A New Vodka That’s Good and Maybe Even VirtuousThe owners of Good Liquorworks set out to make a more “eco-conscious” alternative to what you usually have with your tonic.
  14. grocery wars
    There’s a New Whole Foods in Brooklyn. You Can’t Go to It.The grocery chain has opened a new location that’s just for fulfilling online orders.
  15. closings
    Noma’s Sister Restaurant Is Set to Close PermanentlyRestaurant 108’s last day is September 30.
  16. other magazines
    Bon Appétit Has Found Its Next Editor-in-chiefDawn Davis starts at the embattled magazine on November 2.
  17. protests
    Video Appears to Show Cops Forcibly Arresting Activist Cooks in KenoshaThe Seattle group Riot Kitchen traveled to the Wisconsin city to serve food to protesters and others in need.
  18. closings
    Acclaimed Cocktail Bar Existing Conditions No Longer ExistsThe bar from Don Lee and Dave Arnold is the latest major closing during the coronavirus pandemic.
  19. reopening
    At Jean-Georges’s Restaurants, the Coronavirus Has Heightened Tensions Over PaySales have plummeted, and cooks who have been brought back have seen their hourly pay cut.
  20. okay guys
    Montauk Brewing Is Being Attacked After Offering Support for Black Lives Matter“Blue lives matter ! Never again ! Pouring your shit beer down the drain.”
  21. the grub street diet
    Zohran Kwame Mamdani Lives Off New York’s Street Food“I’m trying to be the spiciest representative in Albany, so I have to live out my politics.”
  22. food media
    Six Bon Appétit Stars Have Now Exited the Test KitchenAll say Condé Nast Entertainment has failed to make meaningful change to the way it does business.
  23. closings
    Uncle Boons Will Close PermanentlyIt was easily one of New York’s most popular restaurants of the last decade.
  24. mcdrama
    McDonald’s Is Suing Its Former CEOSteve Easterbrook allegedly lied and destroyed evidence about relationships with employees.
  25. the grub street diet
    Ziwe Loves to Combine Sweet and Savory“I was like, ‘Oh, these guys have meat with everything — let me get on that wave right quick.’”
  26. reversals
    Trader Joe’s Won’t Actually Change Its ‘Racist’ Product NamesThe grocer released a new statement contradicting its first response to an online petition criticizing branding like Trader Ming’s.
  27. the grub street diet
    Author Molly Wizenberg Loves the Thrill of a Backyard Garden“Our first green bean had appeared, and there I was, squatting down in my bathrobe in the dark.”
  28. crime scenes
    What We Now Know About the Trader Joe’s Anti-Mask AssaultOne employee was sent to the hospital, according to someone who witnessed the attack.
  29. coronavirus
    What Is Local Law 1932-A, and Why Are Restaurant Owners So Worried About It?“It would be a fatal blow to the restaurant industry.”
  30. closings
    Has the Chumley’s Reboot Been Eighty-sixed?The restaurant’s literary portraits and equipment were put up for auction.
  31. the grub street diet
    WNYC’s Alison Stewart Socially Distances With Champagne“It didn’t feel normal, but it felt okay.”
  32. no-tipping
    The No-Tipping Era Is Officially DoneThe last major holdout is going back to gratuities.
  33. petitions
    Trader Joe’s Says It Will Change Its ‘Racist’ Product NamesAn online petition was launched calling for the grocer to change branding of product lines like Trader Ming’s.
  34. reopening
    De Blasio Extends, and Expands, Outdoor Dining in NYCThe city’s “Open Restaurants” program will continue through October.
  35. the grub street diet
    SNL’s Ego Nwodim Just Wants Every Meal to Be Delicious“That’s my goal here, so I don’t deprive myself.”
  36. shutdown diaries
    I’m a Bartender Who Had COVID-19. My Restaurant’s Owner Warned Me Not to Talk.“People are so desperate right now to make money that they’ll do anything to get past it.”
  37. reopening
    The New Problems of Outdoor DiningUnpredictable weather, not enough tables, and the constant threat of COVID-19.
  38. the grub street diet
    Playwright Katori Hall Learned How to Burn in the Kitchen“Not actually burn stuff, but cook really good.”
  39. food delivery
    Postmates Delivered to Uber in $2.65 Billion DealThe ride-hailing giant, which operates Uber Eats, had also tried to buy Grubhub.
  40. the grub street diet
    Rosalind Chao Reads Recipes to Take Her Mind Off the News“I’m not one of those cooks who can just throw things together.”
  41. food media
    Los Angeles Times Food Editor Leaves After Allegations of AbusePeter Meehan had been at the paper since October 2018.
  42. pandemic etiquette
    Please, Tip 50 PercentAt least that much.
  43. reopening
    This Is Not the Time to Reopen New York’s BarsIt would be a disaster.
  44. remembrances
    I Lost My Dad to Coronavirus. I Have to Reopen My Restaurant For Him.Chef Leah Cohen remembers her father.
  45. reopening
    Fort Defiance Won’t Reopen As a RestaurantInstead, owner St. John Frizell says the Red Hook institution will remain a grocery store.
  46. the grub street diet
    Artist Andrew Kuo Loves His Freezer“That’s my dream — to live in a place big enough for a second freezer.”
  47. reopening
    Is It Time to Get Rid of Menus for Good?Many people are wondering why we still cling to the idea of unsanitary, wasteful paper.
  48. reopening
    NYC Releases Safe-Dining Guidelines for Reopened RestaurantsAs outdoor dining returns, the city is promoting ways to limit exposure.
  49. dad food
    5 Restaurants’ Dad-Rock Playlists for Father’s DayGood food needs good tunes.
  50. dad food
    Get Your Dad an Illustration of His Favorite New York RestaurantYou can’t go out to eat, so bring it back home.
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