A nonunion group, invoking a new city law, says it has enlisted enough members to force restaurants to deduct the workers’ dues and forward the money.
The silence from chefs and owners has been deafening, but they need to admit and address the sexual predation that seems endemic to the business.
The end comes for a dining destination with three Michelin stars; the chef and the general manager fell out with the owner.
The chef Curtis Duffy and the general manager Michael Muser, whose work won three Michelin stars, have left after a dispute with the owner.
More often than not, food offers a powerful, surprising and sometimes uplifting path through difficult news events.
At this otherworldly Los Angeles-area restaurant, the chef Jordan Kahn has stirred up a big buzz with food that claims to have no roots in the past.