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i'm a food critic & data guy for eater. i also run t.co/n9vQwZzPQs and t.co/Hg72a4nXH7. Message me at sutton@eater.com

Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage Law, Explained

eater.com — Despite President Barack Obama's unsuccessful push for a $10.10 federal minimum wage, up from the current hourly rate of $7.25, states and cities are moving ahead with their own increases, some of which are substantially higher than the White House proposal.

Alex Atala's D.O.M. Receives Two Michelin Stars in Inaugural Brazil Guide

eater.com — Alex Atala, a former disc jockey whose groundbreaking D.O.M. restaurant made him the international face of Brazilian food, became the country's first and only recipient of two Michelin stars earlier today: It is real !!!!!!!

Del Posto's Midday Meal Is Now as Pricey as a Midtown Power Lunch

ny.eater.com — Mario Batali's Del Posto, New York's most expensive Italian restaurant, recently made its most affordable offering a touch less affordable . The three-course lunch menu, priced at $29 in 2011, and then $39 in 2012, is now $ 49, making it about as spendy as a midday meal at some of the city's best-known power lunch spots.

Santina Rocks the High Line With Affordable Mediterranean Fare

ny.eater.com — Santina, thanks to the efforts of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, sits in a bespoke glass box underneath the High Line. The transparent structure helps create the illusion that, after a few cocktails at least, you might be dining outdoors. A delicate breeze wafts through the warm room, causing palm fronds and snapdragons to gently sway.

Mu Ramen Serves Some of NYC's Finest Tonkotsu

ny.eater.com — No need to hail an Uber or a taxi if you're coming in from Midtown; Mu's just a short stroll from the first 7 train stop outside of Manhattan. So walk on over , wait a half hour to be seated, and order the fried chicken wings filled with brioche and foie gras.

Women Everywhere in Food Empires But No Head Chefs

bloomberg.com — March 6 (Bloomberg) -- Over the past decade, David Chang has built Momofuku from a small ramen bar in Manhattan's East Village to an eight-restaurant empire with roughly 500 staffers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Here's what else he's done: He's earned two Michelin stars and four James Beard Awards.

Le Bernardin Hikes Prices Amid Rising Food, Labor, and Health Care Costs

ny.eater.com — Le Bernardin, New York's most celebrated seafood restaurant, has raised the price of its lunch and dinner menus for the first time since the fall of 2013. The hike comes in response to rising food and health care costs, and because it's paying its workers more.

How to Ace a Visit to Mission Chinese 2.0

ny.eater.com — It's been a long journey. T he Korean-born, Oklahoma-raised, blonde-haired hipster first broke out onto the East Coast dining scene in 2012, when Mission Chinese, an offshoot of the San Francisco original, opened on Orchard Street to two hours waits.

Colicchio Cuts Prices, Portion Sizes at Colicchio & Sons

ny.eater.com — As the country's most expensive culinary establishments hike their prices amid rising food and labor costs, one of the best known U.S. restaurateurs is trying something a bit more consumer friendly. Tom Colicchio, the man behind the small empire of Craft restaurants, and the head judge of Bravo's Top Chef, is cutting prices, portion sizes, and the tasting menu at his namesake New York restaurant.

Atera Costs More Than Masa on Valentine's Day

ny.eater.com — To understand the gravitational draw of dining out on Valentine's Day, consider this: Atera, on a normal night, sells a 20-25 course menu for $225. Add on tax and tip and you're at $580 for two.
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Mar 31, 2015

RT @hels: Self-portraiture is art, power, definition—Cindy Sherman, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo. Front-facing cameras equalize access to that power.

Mar 31, 2015

How will Seattle's $15 minimum wage law will affect waiters, consumers, and restaurant owners? Voila: eater.com/2015/3/31/8300… #SUTTONOMICS

Mar 31, 2015

@foodandwine I'd add at least one non-NYC chef to that list. More on that soon-ish.

Mar 31, 2015

Re: @foodandwine's best new chefs....I had GOOD meals at @RibelleBKline & @42Grams this past year. Serious pea gelato with mojama.

Mar 31, 2015

I usually refuse to acknowledge national "food days," but allow me to remind everyone that April is POETRY month (a GOOD month) #npm15.

Mar 31, 2015

T.S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. A short film. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Can we make this happen?

Mar 31, 2015

Here you go, @foodandwine's annual list of best new-ish chefs, with @BryceShuman as the NYC guy making the cut! eater.com/2015/3/31/8319…

Mar 31, 2015

RT @tkretchmar: Just made the @DanBarber @bluehillfarm #wastEDny chickpea water foam. Amazing. Just whip chickpwater,lemon&salt. Wow. http:…

Mar 31, 2015

"This book is Tosi's coming-out party, her debut as not just a person but a persona." — @hels reviews Milk Bar Life! eater.com/2015/3/31/8317…

Mar 31, 2015

RT @soniachopra: Really great/oblivious line from a press release: "This gin has the power to unite great British traditions and the exoticness of India"

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