Even the exceptionally polite traditions of this cowtown will not satisfy the politically divisive American political climate.
And so, nearly every social interaction is a potential battle in the current MSM culture war. The only exception seems to be the quick exchange of cash for slop in a Styrofoam container. OR, ugh, cooking at home.
For brave souls willing to endure this culinary comedy of manners . . . Here's help for patrons looking to impress, serve as an ally and advocate for their servers in exchange for overpriced avocado toast . . . For those who haven't already lost their appetite . . . Read on:
The pandemic has shown us just how fragile the restaurant industry is, shining new light on decades-long conversations about everything from tipping and healthcare to increasing equity and access within the industry. As a follow-up to our March 2021 issue, we're asking local restaurant professionals to reflect on the year that changed everything - and where we go from here.