What It Takes to Work in Hospitality; Paper-free Checks Fight Credit Card Theft + More

Dining news from around the world and the web… * And then there were none. The Village Voice‘s sole restaurant critic exits stage left. [NY Times] * Nevermind the minibar. In-room dining at the hottest hotels is getting less expensive. [Business Week] * Think thin. That doesn’t really work, but try these five tips for [...]

Restaurant Review Round-Up: Balena, Il Buco Alimentari, The Kitchen + More

Recent reviews of OpenTable restaurants… * Balena in Chicago, Illinois, by the Chicago Tribune. * Capital Grille in Fort Worth, Texas, by Star-Telegram. * Florio in San Francisco, California, by the San Francisco Chronicle. * Il Buco Alimentari & Vinera in New York, New York, by the Insatiable Critic. * The Jugged Hare in London, United Kingdom, by the Financial Times. * The Kitchen in Denver, Colorado, by the Denver [...]

Printers as Chef; Chicago’s The Pump Room Returns; Restaurants Will Save Our Fish; Rayner Mad Over G9 Manifesto; Chef Sedlar Returns; Lakshmi Bores

Dining and restaurant news… * Fishing for answers. Restaurants may hold the key to the sustainable seafood movement. [Forest Grove News Times] * Meet chef Hewlett Packard. Printers can now make food. I’m not kidding. [SmartPlanet] * Pump up the volume. Iconic Chicago restaurant The Pump Room is ready for its close up — and [...]