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Shutdown Diaries

  1. remembrances
    I Lost My Dad to Coronavirus. I Have to Reopen My Restaurant For Him.Chef Leah Cohen remembers her father.
  2. coronavirus
    Food Was My Only Source of Joy in Quarantine. Then I Lost My Sense of Taste.“I spent hours on social media, which was a never-ending feed of lovingly baked loaves of sourdough and banana bread.”
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    Our Restaurant Isn’t Getting Help. Ramadan Keeps Us Going.“Even though we don’t see our customers, spiritually we are all fasting and connecting. That spirit is still alive.”
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    We Opened a Restaurant During the Pandemic“We did some weird experiments. What restaurant builds the menu by cooking things and letting them sit in a takeout container for 30 minutes?”
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    I’m Surviving Quarantine by Cooking Gourmet Stoner Food for My 5-Year-OldWhy my new kitchen mantra is #StonerFoodsOfTheApocalypse.
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    Our Restaurant Was Weeks From Opening. Now We’re Stuck.“I was just Googling how to get insulin without health insurance. It was a last-ditch effort.”
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    I’ve Worked in NYC Restaurants for 25 Years — and I Have No Idea What’s Next“What are we going to do? How are we going to test everybody?”
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    I’ve Tried to File for Unemployment for Weeks — and I’ve Gotten Nowhere“There’s a sense of hope that always gets crushed.”
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    I Deliver Pizza for Domino’s and I Do Not Feel Safe. Here’s Why.“Every shift that I work is hazardous.”
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    We Used to Build Restaurants. Now We Collect PPE for Hospitals.“Every week that this goes on, it’s just going to get more and more brutal.”
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    I’m an Undocumented Restaurateur — Who’s Going to Help Me?“They don’t question where the money for taxes comes from, but if I ask for money, they’re going to question me.”
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    What It’s Like to Self-Quarantine With a Michelin-Starred ChefTwo-hundred square feet, six jars of seaweed, and one stubborn gnocchi recipe…
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    What It’s Like to Work in a Restaurant During the Coronavirus Shutdown“Our guests have disappeared, and so have our egos.”
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    Coronavirus Forced Me to Cancel My First Restaurant Opening“The news broke out, and I had to take a step back and rethink things.”
  15. the grub street diet
    Chef Douglas Kim Doesn’t Know What’s Next“Everything was changing dramatically.”
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    We Opened Our Dream Restaurant — Coronavirus Forced Us to Shut It Two Days Later“We were basically down to our last dollars before opening.”
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    Can a 100-Year-Old Restaurant Survive This Shutdown?Nom Wah’s future hangs in the balance.
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    Closing Restaurants Is the Right Call. Now the Government Must Save Them.“We went from a little money in the bank to bled dry. It was not a slow, steady decline — it was a straight drop.”