The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Good Election Day morning! Here’s hoping you’re scrolling through this on your phone while in line to VOTE! If you haven’t voted yet, mark this as unread and go get in line. Find your polling place here. Now, a little restaurant industry news for a momentary distraction from all this democracy hubbub... But first, a … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, November 4th, 2016

Good Friday morning from beautiful Carrboro, North Carolina, where Family Meal will be based until Election Day. Get out and vote! Two incredible things happened this week: The Cubs won the World Series The NY Post called The Cheesecake Factory “The Hottest New Restaurant in NYC” I kid you not. Oh yeah, and Chicago got … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, November 4th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Good Tuesday morning! We are in November and have exactly one week until the election is (hopefully!) over. After that, it’s (hopefully!) all champagne holidays and good times. Here’s the rundown so far this week… The post-Halloween highlights: Kids look cute as Gordon Ramsay (or, more accurately, as Gordon Ramsay’s furrowed brow). Bâtard chef Markus … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, October 28th, 2016

Good Friday morning. Here in DC, a lot of folks (your author included) are still recovering from Wednesday night's Chefs for Equality party. It was an absolute blast, and underscored for the millionth time just how generous the restaurant industry is to the many communities it serves. Thanks to all you chefs and restaurateurs out … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, October 28th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Good Tuesday afternoon! Held off till now to get the big Michelin news out of SF. It's all below! If this was forwarded to you, sign up to get it for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. And please send tips or all-caps screeds to andrew@thisfamilymeal.com. Thanks! Lot's to cover. Here we go... This Family Meal is brought to you by … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, October 21st, 2016

Good Friday morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up to get it for yourself at thisfamilymeal.com. And please send tips or all-caps screeds to andrew@thisfamilymeal.com. Thanks! Let's get right to it... This Family Meal is brought to you by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and their Chefs for Equality event, happening at the The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC in the West … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, October 21st, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Good Tuesday morning! If you like what you're reading in the Family Meal (and I hope you do), please forward along to your friends and let them know they can sign up at thisfamilymeal.com. If you don't like what you're reading, let me know what works and what doesn't, or just send tips to andrew@thisfamilymeal.com. … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, October 14th, 2016

Good Friday morning! A lot of people with hangovers in the nation's capitol today - some from joy, some from anger, and some just because the shift drinks flowed while the bosses were distracted... As always, send tips to andrew@thisfamilymeal.com, and see previous rundowns at thisfamilymeal.com. Here we go, Michelin edition... This Family Meal is … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, October 14th, 2016

The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Tuesday morning and my chefs-only Twitter feed is full of politics. Ugh. This is a short one, but the week's just getting started, so send your tips or questions to info@thisfamilymeal.com, and check out thisfamilymeal.com for more info. Here we go... This edition of the Family Meal is brought to you by World Central Kitchen, in celebration … Continue reading The Family Meal – Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Family Meal – Friday, October 7th, 2016

Welcome to the Family Meal! If this is your first time, here's the deal: every Tuesday and Friday we send out a simple list of all the most interesting industry-related stories we can find. It's just great reads with links that go straight to primary sources. Send tips or questions to info@thisfamilymeal.com, and check out … Continue reading The Family Meal – Friday, October 7th, 2016