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Covid 19

  1. report
    NYC Has Moved On From COVID Restrictions. What About Its Restaurant Workers?“If you’re going to get it, you’re going to get it.”
  2. the year i ate new york
    Peter Luger, COVID StyleOur diner-at-large spends a week eating delivery at her desk.
  3. she’s a regular
    Even COVID Won’t Keep Sarah Palin Away From New York’s RestaurantsThe former governor of Alaska has been seen out on the town despite testing positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
  4. reopening
    How Bad Has Omicron Been for New York’s Restaurants?As with everything these days, it depends who you ask.
  5. reopening
    The Restaurant Industry Has Always Treated Sick Workers With No RemorseWill anything change because of Omicron?
  6. strange days
    Grub Street’s Dining Resolutions for 2022 and BeyondTwo dozen ideas to help ring in an unusual New Year.
  7. omicron
    At Balthazar, COVID Cases Are Up and Staff Morale Is Down“It’s like they don’t care at all.”
  8. reopening
    As Omicron Surges, Restaurants Are ScramblingOwners are extending temporary COVID closures into next week and next year.
  9. reopening
    Omicron Is Here. For Restaurant Workers, It’s Déjà Vu.“Everyone has fatigue.”
  10. reopening
    NYC’s Indoor-Dining Vaccine Mandate Is ExpandingTwo doses are now required for anyone 12 and older.
  11. decisions decisions
    Omicron Is Coming. Should You Still Dine Indoors?Some pros and cons to consider before your next meal out.
  12. reopening
    It’s Time to Bring Back Paper MenusNo more QR codes, please.
  13. reopening
    How One Acclaimed Restaurant Survived Two Brutal YearsWhen COVID arrived, Sofreh’s success didn’t matter.
  14. chains
    Krispy Kreme to Unvaccinated Americans: Okay, But What About Two Free Doughnuts?The doughnut store is battling COVID the only way it knows how.
  15. reopening
    The Vaccine Mandate Will Not Destroy Your RestaurantScience-defying customers and the pandemic they insist on perpetuating, however …
  16. reopening
    How New York’s Restaurants Suddenly Got So ExpensiveAnd why that’s probably for the best.
  17. reopening
    How Will the City Actually Enforce the Restaurant Vaccination Mandate?The so-called Key to NYC program begins to roll out this week.
  18. reopening
    For Restaurant Workers, the Vaccine Mandate Comes As a Relief“The fact that it’s not just me saying that, it’s a whole body of government, gives me some support.”
  19. vaccine mandates
    New York City Will Require Proof of Vaccination for Indoor DiningMayor Bill de Blasio announced the program will start later in August.
  20. vaccination
    Cuomo Is Urging Small Businesses to Only Serve Vaccinated CustomersNow some restaurant owners are pushing back against the advice.
  21. vaccines
    Danny Meyer Announced a Vaccine Mandate at His Restaurants — Will Others Follow?“We feel like we’ve got an amazing responsibility to keep our staff members and our guests safe.”
  22. reopening
    Should Unvaccinated People Avoid Restaurants Completely?The available evidence suggests it would be a good idea.
  23. market forces
    Even Biden Says Restaurants Need to Pay Better“I think it really is a matter of people deciding now that they have opportunities to do other things.”
  24. temporary closings
    Los Angeles Restaurants Temporarily Close As COVID Case Counts RiseMore businesses are also asking for proof of vaccination.
  25. restaurant revitalization fund
    How the Government’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Went So WrongMore than 250,000 restaurants are still waiting for relief, and now the fund is out of money.
  26. reopening
    New York’s Government Is Not Done Screwing Restaurants and Bars Just YetThe sudden end of takeout alcohol is yet another sign that lawmakers don’t care about the needs of business owners.
  27. reopening
    The New Thrill of Old RestaurantsNew restaurants seem great! But that’s not what I want right now.
  28. reopening
    The Behind-the-Scenes Chefs Who Saved Their RestaurantsNow what happens as the pandemic ends?
  29. reopening
    Everything You Need to Know About Eating in Restaurants Right NowThe world has changed. So have dining rooms.
  30. essays
    What Did the Pandemic Teach Chefs About Accessibility?A disabled food writer contemplates returning to restaurant dining rooms.
  31. chains
    Unlikely Public-Health Advocate McDonald’s Wants to Help America Get VaxxedIf free doughnuts couldn’t do it, maybe informative coffee cups can?
  32. 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.”
  33. reopening
    NYC Rejoices As COVID ‘Snack’ Rule Is Set to End and Bar Seating ReturnsNew Yorkers can once again order a drink without the need to get a sandwich, too.
  34. restaurant revitalization fund
    How to Apply for the SBA’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization FundRegistration begins this Friday.
  35. the job market
    Jobs Are Returning to New York’s Restaurants. Will Workers?“Everyone was saying, ‘Good luck. It’s been hell.’”
  36. destination dining
    Vaxx, Then SnacksWhat to eat near five major vaccine sites, including Javits Center, Yankee Stadium, and Citi Field.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.”
  39. essays
    What Is Shiva Now?Why the new movie Shiva Baby makes one writer miss a very specific kind of eating.
  40. reopening
    Who Is Really Dining Indoors in New York City?“At some point, we’re gonna have to take that step.”
  41. the group portrait
    Setting the Table for Balthazar’s Reopening Night“I came up the stairs, saw the team, and almost cried.”
  42. reopenings
    Persistent Brooklyn Chophouse Gage & Tollner Will Open April 15The circa-1879 restaurant is now taking reservations for indoor dining.
  43. 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.
  44. chains
    Krispy Kreme Vaccine Doughnut Deal Also Available to Anti-VaxxersFree doughnuts for everyone, basically.
  45. the future
    After the Pandemic, Where Will Delivery Go?It is supposedly the future of restaurants, but is it the future we still want?
  46. interviews
    Why New York City Can’t Afford to Let Local Law 1932-A ExpireCouncilmember Carlina Rivera says the protection must be extended.
  47. closings
    Eisenberg’s, a New York Institution, Is a GonerThe business has closed, but the landlord reportedly wants to bring it back.
  48. covid-19
    365 Days After Shutting Down, What Has New York’s Restaurant World Learned?And how will we put this knowledge to use?
  49. chinatown conversations
    What It’s Like to Run a Chinatown Business Right Now“No one’s going home alone.”
  50. endings
    What Is the True Cost of Closing a Restaurant?Navigating broken dreams and mounting bills.
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