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Coronavirus

  1. reopening
    How Will the City Actually Enforce the Restaurant Vaccination Mandate?The so-called Key to NYC program begins to roll out this week.
  2. reopening
    Should Unvaccinated People Avoid Restaurants Completely?The available evidence suggests it would be a good idea.
  3. reopening
    The New Thrill of Old RestaurantsNew restaurants seem great! But that’s not what I want right now.
  4. reopening
    The Behind-the-Scenes Chefs Who Saved Their RestaurantsNow what happens as the pandemic ends?
  5. essays
    What Did the Pandemic Teach Chefs About Accessibility?A disabled food writer contemplates returning to restaurant dining rooms.
  6. reopening
    As NYC Eases Restaurant Restrictions, Workers Brace for the Summer of Hedonism“Of course we want more business, but we don’t want a free-for-all.”
  7. restaurant revitalization fund
    How to Apply for the SBA’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization FundRegistration begins this Friday.
  8. the job market
    Jobs Are Returning to New York’s Restaurants. Will Workers?“Everyone was saying, ‘Good luck. It’s been hell.’”
  9. field notes
    What Will NYC Restaurants Look Like After the Pandemic? Miami Offers a Preview.Our restaurant critic takes in the scene on South Beach.
  10. reopening
    Restaurants Confront a New Pandemic Problem: Customers Who Don’t Want to Leave“People used to be busy. Now they like to hang out.”
  11. essays
    What Is Shiva Now?Why the new movie Shiva Baby makes one writer miss a very specific kind of eating.
  12. reopening
    Who Is Really Dining Indoors in New York City?“At some point, we’re gonna have to take that step.”
  13. chains
    My Texas Roadhouse PandemicA Lone Star State native on the restaurant chain that takes her home — even if she’s really in New Jersey.
  14. the future
    After the Pandemic, Where Will Delivery Go?It is supposedly the future of restaurants, but is it the future we still want?
  15. interviews
    Why New York City Can’t Afford to Let Local Law 1932-A ExpireCouncilmember Carlina Rivera says the protection must be extended.
  16. closings
    Eisenberg’s, a New York Institution, Is a GonerThe business has closed, but the landlord reportedly wants to bring it back.
  17. covid-19
    365 Days After Shutting Down, What Has New York’s Restaurant World Learned?And how will we put this knowledge to use?
  18. coronavirus
    NYC’s Indoor Dining Limit Will Rise to 50 Percent Next Week“We are encouraged by the continued decline in infection and hospitalization rates,” the governor said.
  19. chinatown conversations
    What It’s Like to Run a Chinatown Business Right Now“No one’s going home alone.”
  20. endings
    What Is the True Cost of Closing a Restaurant?Navigating broken dreams and mounting bills.
  21. closing time
    When Will We Karaoke Again?Singing alone just isn’t the same.
  22. covid-19
    Reopening My Restaurant Now Would Mean Breaking a Promise to DinersWhy being “allowed” to reopen our dining room isn’t enough.
  23. indoor dining
    Peter Luger Is Filling Its Dining Room With Wax FiguresHave a drink with fake Don Draper, perhaps.
  24. closings
    Chinatown’s Jing Fong, Open Since 1978, Closes Its Dining RoomThe restaurant will continue to offer takeout and delivery as well as service from an outdoor patio.
  25. reopening
    How NYC’s Bars and Restaurants Are Preparing for the Return of Indoor Dining“We’re not thrilled about it.”
  26. coronavirus
    How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food DesertsA push for healthier food options for one of New York’s hardest-hit populations.
  27. mental health
    A New Way to Help Restaurant Workers’ Mental Health“The need for a program like this existed well before the pandemic,” says Zia Sheikh of Restaurant After Hours.
  28. encounter
    The Nut-Butter Don of FlatbushDanny Castañeda wants to see more producers who look like him.
  29. vaccinations
    New York Restaurant Workers Are Now Eligible for VaccinationLocal governments will ultimately make the call to prioritize restaurant workers.
  30. vaccinations
    Restaurant Workers Should Be Allowed to Get the Vaccine ImmediatelyIt’s cruel to reopen indoor dining otherwise.
  31. coronavirus
    Indoor Dining Can Return to NYC on Valentine’s DayGovernor Andrew Cuomo says the city is on track to reopen dining rooms at 25 percent capacity on February 14.
  32. unemployment
    The Human Toll of New York’s Restaurant-Unemployment Crisis“I felt like my life was in total stasis.”
  33. street vendor project
    The Street Vendors Who Are Fighting Against HungerA new program is spearheaded by the same people it aims to help.
  34. coronavirus
    I Work in a Restaurant. When Will I Get Vaccinated?Am I “essential,” or not?
  35. strikes
    What’s Happening at the Hunts Point Produce Market?Workers are on strike, and some experts warn it could affect the city’s produce supplies.
  36. shutdowns
    With Democrats in Control of Congress, Hope Rises for Restaurant Relief“We feel pretty good that we can get the bill passed.”
  37. 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.”
  38. meet-ups
    The Random Restaurant Conversations We Can’t Have Right Now“It’s kind of an invisible thread in the fabric of a New Yorker’s daily existence.”
  39. 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.
  40. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  41. delivery
    The Case for Double DinnerWe could all use some soup dumplings with a side of cheese fries right now.
  42. the great outdoors
    A Full Taxonomy of New York’s Winter StreeteriesBundle up and dig in.
  43. investigations
    The Very Real, Totally Bizarre Bucatini Shortage of 2020What the hole is going on?
  44. come on in
    2020 Is the Year of Sidewalk FatigueWhen will we be able to take the indoors for granted again?
  45. cooking
    I Can’t Travel for Christmas. So I’m Making My Mom’s Pasteles.Can we still connect to our loved ones while cooking over Zoom?
  46. bye for now
    A Final Ciao for Morandi’s World-Class Maître d’Roberto made Morandi feel like home, until COVID made it impossible to stay in New York.
  47. field notes
    The Best Meals I Ate in 2020Our critic finds some comforts in a heartbreaking year.
  48. bundle up!
    How Does Outdoor Dining Work in the Snow?New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued some important new guidelines.
  49. coronavirus
    Indoor Dining Is Done in New York City (Again)The governor also called for federal assistance for restaurants and bars.
  50. coronavirus
    NYC Restaurant Workers Are Grappling With the Crushing Mental Toll of COVID“All of this is kind of killing me right now.”
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