To All the Restaurants I’ve Loved Before

The feeling I have now is one of grief. I experience jags of pointed sadness every time I talk to a chef or read about another closure, but the best way to describe it, from a macro level, is that I feel I’m preemptively mourning the loss of a way of life. Meeting friends forContinue reading “To All the Restaurants I’ve Loved Before”

Let’s Have Virtual Happy Hours All the Time—Not Just During a Pandemic

The virtual happy hour get-together has rapidly become a popular pressure release during a very stressful time. For many people, the usual social outlets—work, restaurants, hanging with friends, playdates with the kids—have been replaced by long work-from-home hours and then family-at-home in the evenings. So why not do a happy hour version of the oldContinue reading “Let’s Have Virtual Happy Hours All the Time—Not Just During a Pandemic”