January 2013

Recognizing a Reputable Restaurant Reviewer

There he is: The town restaurant critic, sitting at table four. Peering over his glasses at the menu, with a sour expression on his face. You feel as though you might have a heart attack. ...

Promotions to Fill the House

Earlier this year Nancy Wilhelm—owner of the tony Tabu Grill in Laguna Beach, California, where entrée prices start at $34—noticed an uptick in empty tables, which threatened her bottom line. ...

Expanding with Partners

The cliché that too many cooks may spoil the soup ironically doesn’t always apply to restaurant operations.

In Sandy’s Wake

Hurricane Sandy ripped across the East Coast in late October leaving more than 8 million people without power and parts of Staten Island, Long Island, and the Jersey Shore were completely devastate ...

Resurrecting the Gulf

Say “Gulf Coast” these days, and two things likely come to folks’ minds: hurricanes and the BP oil spill.