May 2013

Form Follows Fun

A mash-up in restaurant furniture design is underway, fueled in large part by the Millennial generation’s penchant for sociality.

Talk is Cheap

More locations usually mean more success for an Applebee’s franchise group.

Worst Spills, Best Recoveries

William Smith, now general manager of Jackson 20 and The Grille at Morrison House in Alexandria, Virginia, recalls some disastrous incidents from his 17-year-career—but none as traumatic as when an

What Millennials Want

While Millennials, who are currently between the ages of 20 and 35, may lack the discretionary income of the fine-dining Boomer set, they are dining out more frequently, making their wants and need

Summer Reds

Convention suggests one ought to uncork only crisp white wines between Memorial Day and Labor Day, in part to cope with humid outdoor temperatures.

In the Mood for Supper Clubs

AT FIRST, Adam Siegel, a James Beard Award-winning chef who shapes menus at fine-dining spots like Bacchus and Lake Park Bistro, couldn’t quite grasp why at Joey Gerard’s Supper Club—with two Milwa