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Covid 19

  1. street vendor project
    The Street Vendors Who Are Fighting Against HungerA new program is spearheaded by the same people it aims to help.
  2. coronavirus
    I Work in a Restaurant. When Will I Get Vaccinated?Am I “essential,” or not?
  3. 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.
  4. shutdowns
    With Democrats in Control of Congress, Hope Rises for Restaurant Relief“We feel pretty good that we can get the bill passed.”
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.”
  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. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  9. public health
    When Can New York’s Grocery Store Workers Get Vaccinated?According to current projections, the state’s grocery workers will be eligible by the end of the month.
  10. delivery
    The Case for Double DinnerWe could all use some soup dumplings with a side of cheese fries right now.
  11. the great outdoors
    A Full Taxonomy of New York’s Winter StreeteriesBundle up and dig in.
  12. investigations
    The Very Real, Totally Bizarre Bucatini Shortage of 2020What the hole is going on?
  13. come on in
    2020 Is the Year of Sidewalk FatigueWhen will we be able to take the indoors for granted again?
  14. 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?
  15. encounter
    Guy Fieri Is America’s Most Misunderstood ChefA trip to the ranch with the morale-boosting Mayor of Flavortown.
  16. 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.
  17. field notes
    The Best Meals I Ate in 2020Our critic finds some comforts in a heartbreaking year.
  18. bundle up!
    How Does Outdoor Dining Work in the Snow?New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued some important new guidelines.
  19. coronavirus
    Indoor Dining Is Done in New York City (Again)The governor also called for federal assistance for restaurants and bars.
  20. coronavirus
    NYC Restaurant Workers Are Grappling With the Crushing Mental Toll of COVID“All of this is kind of killing me right now.”
  21. closings
    Have New York’s Restaurants Passed the Point of No Return?It was already difficult to stay in business. It’s beginning to look impossible.
  22. 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.
  23. coronavirus
    What You Need to Know About the Mac’s Public House ControversyHow a Staten Island tavern became an epicenter for pandemic fatigue.
  24. closings
    Another Perfect Night at Max FishThe storied LES bar is closed. This time, it may be for good.
  25. 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.
  26. essays
    I Miss My Restaurant Family, UnfortunatelyWe were something of an un-chosen family — until the coronavirus forced us apart.
  27. streeteries
    What Happens If Outdoor Dining Pauses in New York?People need spaces to gather. Do we want to see what happens when those go away?
  28. closings
    Good-bye to MeMe’s Diner, a Restaurant That Instantly Felt Like Home“When you experience hospitality from your chosen family, it can be revelatory.”
  29. field notes
    Winter Comes for New York’s StreeteriesOur restaurant critic bundles up for the season ahead.
  30. 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.
  31. turkey day
    The Case for Spending Thanksgiving AloneThis year, and every year.
  32. cooking
    Can Meal Kits Keep Us Connected to Restaurants, and Each Other?Once-shunned, meal kits have taken on new importance in the age of coronavirus.
  33. closings
    Say Good-bye to Two More Vital New York RestaurantsThe Beatrice Inn and MeMe’s Diner will both close their doors soon.
  34. coronavirus
    New York Will Impose a 10 p.m. Curfew on Bars and RestaurantsCurbside takeout, without alcohol, can continue later.
  35. keeper
    The Great 2020 Bakery BoomHouse-milled sourdough, Vietnamese butter cookies, baguettes on demand: There’s a hunger for comfort and a flood of scrappy start-ups to satisfy it.
  36. 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?
  37. odes
    Bemelmans in ReposeThe storied bar remains dark at a time when New York needs its warm embrace more than ever.
  38. coffee wire
    What Went Wrong at Brooklyn Roasting Company?The local coffee chain has filed for bankruptcy protection and closed its biggest shops. Can it chart a new path forward?
  39. coronavirus
    Is New York Actually Ready to Expand Indoor Dining?A November 1 deadline is looming.
  40. play it again
    The Sound of Live Music Returns to New York’s Bars and Restaurants“Music is an energy exchange. That is so necessary, especially now.”
  41. cooking
    It’s Time for FunfettiThis is not birthday cake or celebration cake. It’s cake because things are grim and it is a Wednesday.
  42. au revoir
    Is This the End of the Road for Michelin in America?Even the storied guide realizes restaurants need support, not stars.
  43. closings
    Mourning the Restaurants I’ll Never Get to VisitEveryone has the list of places they’ll get to eventually. What happens when they all close?
  44. reopening
    As Coronavirus Persists, K-Town AdaptsKoreatown’s amazing vertical density and reliance on all-night parties put the neighborhood’s restaurants in a uniquely precarious position.
  45. tips
    Please Don’t Do ThisA tip line is not the place to take an anti-mask stance.
  46. shutdown diaries
    We Bought the Diner From Twin Peaks. Then COVID Hit.“We could do so much cool stuff.”
  47. field notes
    A Restaurant Critic Considers the Soothing Luxury of the Ham SandwichThere is a necessary and soothing familiarity to ham and cheese on squishy white bread.
  48. 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.
  49. reopening
    Indoor Dining at the Times Square Olive Garden“Social Distancing Is Temporary, But Family Is Forever.”
  50. explainers
    What Is the RESTAURANTS Act — and Can It Really Save the Hospitality Industry?The House has already passed the $120 billion relief bill.
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