September 23, 2023

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The View On Cooking

Six Restaurant Openings to Enjoy as America Reopens

This submit originally appeared on April 10, 2020 in Amanda Kludt’s newsletter “From the Editor,” a roundup of the most vital information and tales in the food globe every 7 days. Browse the archives and subscribe now.

Let’s hop appropriate into the stories of the week:

— The Chicago suburbs may perhaps enact a different indoor eating ban, San Francisco is not graduating to the subsequent, far more open up colour tier and Portland has decreased capacity limits, following troubling numbers.

— I’ve viewed a good deal about the initiatives to vaccinate restaurant workers throughout the state. I love that Los Angeles is teaming up with nonprofits to aim specially on the primarily susceptible population of avenue vendors.

— Some very entertaining openings this 7 days, which include Gatsby, an epic, Artwork Deco-encouraged diner with desserts from my individual fave Umber Ahmad, and Donahue Lounge, an upscale cocktail bar, in D.C. Vista, a wine bar and mezze spot on the 69th floor of a downtown skyscraper, in Los Angeles Hinoki Sushiko, a two-floor omakase location and Izakaya, in Chicago and Dallas’s first Fuku. Meanwhile, here’s a look at the new Vegas outpost of Thai strike Night + Industry.

— And now in the works: A full slew of dining places from José Andrés in Chicago and New York, a 2nd site of A.O.C. from chef Suzanne Goin in Los Angeles, and a cafe with a podcast studio and a book store in Durham identified as Queeny’s.

A gorgeous mixed berry pie with a dollop of whipped cream

Umber Ahmad’s combined berry pie with cornflake streusel and whipped cream at Gatsby in D.C.
Rey Lopez/Gatsby

— A 16,000-person Facebook group has grown into a effective power in the suburban Santa Clarita eating scene.

— I could want to invest in a mangal for my summer season cookouts.

Pair your wine to the vibe, not the meals.

— How nonprofits centered on teaching people how to work in meals advanced and expanded their mission throughout the pandemic.

— A look at halal dining establishments in Philly as they put together for a next pandemic Ramadan.

— In Houston, dining establishments devoted to dear, time-consuming tasting menus are building a comeback.

— Meanwhile New York has noticed a increase in spinoff pizzerias from recognized eating places and chefs.

— In Seattle, the pandemic may have at last killed off the submit-business office pleased hour.