Nation’s Restaurant News


Restaurant News Roundup: Rules for the Perfect Restaurant; Morton’s Draws in Diners; Barbara Lynch’s Menton Nears Opening, and More

What people are talking about when they talk about restaurants this week… * Critic AA Gill reveals his version of the golden rules for a perfect restaurant — sort of. [London Times] * Morton’s thrives, proving that people are still eating plenty of red meat. [Wall Street Journal] * Having a power lunch in London? [...]

Which State Has the Most Food Bloggers? Should Critics Cook? Culinary Questions and Answers from Around the Web This Week

I don’t have all the answers, but I’ve seen some interesting food and dining questions this week. Thankfully, either experts have answered them — or you (not I) will have to. * Do you know which state has the most food bloggers? Warning: This is a trick question.  [The New York Times] * Should critics [...]

Trendspotting: Foraging for Food; Mixology with Meals; Pigs; Pop Rocks; Pop-Up Restaurants; Sharks; Sustainable Restaurants, and More

In food-related news from the blogosphere and your favorite food sections… * Forget singing for your supper; it’s all about searching for it these days, thanks to a renewed interest in foraged ingredients. I don’t mind the practice, but this word is beginning to crop up on menus everywhere and it’s driving me a bit [...]