The Family Meal – Friday, December 16th, 2016

Hello Friday, Welcome back to your twice-weekly Family Meal. Quick reminder: If you're getting this as a forward, sign up for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. We deliver. Here we go... Follow that man: If you like food writing, and you use a thing called “Twitter”, go see a man named Subtle Cheddar (@shitfoodblogger) and scroll down … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, December 16th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Good Tuesday to you, Welcome back to your twice-weekly Family Meal. Quick reminder: If you're getting this as a forward, sign up for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. It's best fresh. Here it is... Before all else: Goodbye, AA Gill, who for the purposes of this newsletter we’ll call “a restaurant critic,” though to many he is … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, December 9th, 2016

Hey there Friday, Welcome back to your twice-weekly Family Meal. Quick reminder: If you're getting this as a forward, sign up for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. It's real, and it's spectacular. Let's get to it... Rorschach’s Jr.: The industry is having predictably mixed reactions to Trump’s choice of Andrew Pudzer for Labor Secretary. Pudzer is the … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, December 9th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Good Tuesday to you, Some heavier stuff today, but palette cleansers too, and all worth the clicks, I promise. Quick note: If you're getting this as a FWD, it's also worth the click to sign up for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. Off we go... THE FUTURE IS NOW: And while it’s not exactly unexpected, Amazon’s video … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Good Friday afternoon, If you’re getting this forwarded to you, sign up to never miss it at thisfamilymeal.com. In my unbiased opinion, it is the best newsletter for / about the restaurant industry around. Let’s get skimming aggressively… First, yes: Top Chef Season 14 premiered last night. But Tom Colicchio didn’t have time to watch it … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Good Tuesday afternoon! Hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving. We took Friday off, but will try to stay recent here and not go too far back into last week’s restaurant news. Here we go… New this morning: Damn, Japan - Still dominating Michelin rankings, Tokyo now has 227 starred restaurants, plus another 315 Bib Gourmands. … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Good Tuesday morning! Thanksgiving is in two days, then its “The Holidays” till next year. Congrats everyone, 2016 has slipped by with barely any news of note at all... Here’s some restaurant news of note: AA Gill: “I’ve got cancer.” Nothing in the headline prepares you for that sentence, but there it is right at … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Good Tuesday afternoon! Despite the overwhelming focus on politics in every corner of the internet, we were able to dig up some interesting tidbits from around the restaurant industry this weekend. Here they are: Breaking News - Nouveau Bocuse: Just in time for the 30th anniversary competition, Jerome Bocuse is taking over from his father … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 15th, 2016