This post originally appeared in Amanda Kludt’s “From the Editor” newsletter on May 15, 2020, a weekly round-up of the food world’s top news and stories. Read the archives and Subscribe now.
Here’s what you missed out on at Eater last week:
– Openings: Cafe Leonelli, a brand import from New York, and Le Jardinier, opening at Houston’s venerable Museum of Fine Art; in the, a lovely and long-delayed Vietnamese restaurant in New York; Itria, an Italian restaurant in San Francisco that serves fizzy, focaccia-style pan pizza; S&W marketAsheville’s first dining hall; Herbie Butcher’s Fried Chicken, a vegan fried chicken spot from a popular vegetarian butcher in Minneoli; DBA in the palace market, a New Orleans music venue that emerged from the pandemic; and Grandma’s hiding place, an over the top and super playful restaurant in Portland.
– Outdoor dining structures have become one Marketing costs that you have to have for restaurant owners in New York.
– Is Gordon Ramsay’s celebrity boss take a big step after the pandemic in fast food.
– A TV chef demolished the design of the famous pet shop and restaurant Russ & Daughters for its new “love letter to the Jewish delicatessen”, the borscht belt.
– 30 well known Indian restaurants in North America and the UK are band together to raise money for the COVID aid in India.
– Like a New York restaurant loses money on a vegetarian sandwich worth 14 USD (spoilers: labor and delivery costs!).
– Where Philly’s community leader Eat in Chinatown.
– Observe: Show Arrington recreates Totino’s pizza rolls.
And from the May 21st edition:
– Regarding the reopening, New York and DC. fully open again next week, with Philly and Washington State follows in June. Vaccinated bartenders in Chicago can keep drinking until 4 a.m. And Oregon will be fully reopened after vaccination 70 percent of adults, so good luck Oregon!
– The “Fine Thread” restaurant opens a new vegetarian restaurant in the former home of SHED in Healdsburg later that year.
– Popular outdoor food market in Brooklyn and LA Smorgasburg expands to New Jersey.
– The pandemic may have delayed the real impact of Brexit on London restaurateurs, however they still tower up.
– The case for a guaranteed income for food workers.
– The co-owner of Tacolicious in SF about how the delivery has ps changed the meaning of a restaurant.
– Openings: Spanish dinner, a fun new location from José Andrés’ New York spot in Bethesda, MD; Small palm tree, a pastel-colored cocktail bar owned by the Death & Co. crew in Charleston; How howa dark steakhouse in Miami; Chattahoochee Food Works, a long-awaited Atlanta Food Hall from television chef Andrew Zimmernern; Caruso’s grocery store, a tribute to old red sauce joints, and Rosita’s secret, a Peruvian bar in DC; and the grand reopening of the 100 year old Tosca Cafe in San Francisco.
– How an LA chef took everything he learned to run Jon & Vinny’s catering business his own chicken wing business from a church.
– All these Gross food TikToks You have seen are actually connected to a person.
– Watch: Prime time is Ben and Brent Some pork dried meat to prove it deserves a place on a steakhouse menu.
– What’s going in Operation of a resort “oasis” in the hottest place on earth, Death Valley.
– Lots of restaurant chefs old school frozen dinners launched during the pandemic.