Gina LaVecchia Ragone

LaVecchia Ragone
Inside L.A.'s Spartina
Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Stephen Kalt reinvents his 1990s New York restaurant for 2016 Los Angeles.
The Stand, Northridge, CA
Fast-casual concept The Stand poised for growth
How does a sudden influx of funding change a small restaurant business? That’s what The Stand is in the process of finding out.
Family at restaurant
Hispanics continue to grow restaurant visits
How U.S. restaurants can appeal to the growing Hispanic demographic.
Macarons at La Table
Houston space reborn as French destination, La Table
A Houston restaurant is reborn as a collection of French concepts.
5 menu trends driven by millennials
Restaurants can cultivate the demanding, opinion-leading millennial generation as culinary consumers by focusing on these five key food trends.
8 more restaurants we're dying to try
8 new spots on our radar this spring.
Strategic facelift creates a contemporary oasis
A shuttered Chevy's Fresh Mex unit in San Jose, CA, is now a contemporary, comfortable and sophisticated restaurant called The Blue Door.
Natural approaches to reducing food waste
Most restaurants are aware of how much plastic or aluminum waste they produce, but is there a greener way to deal with unused food?
AAA alters ratings standards to reflect current trends
AAA adjusts its restaurant diamond rating standards to reflect customers' increased interest in food.
Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook
Philly’s Solomonov, Cook ready to take Manhattan
Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook celebrate a James Beard cookbook nomination and grow their portfolio of restaurants.
Kick apps: Up your game with these digital tools

Digital apps can help restaurant operators do their jobs more effectively and profitably. Here are five to check out.

Yvonne's restaurant Boston
Design gallery: Lighting a dramatic, historical space
A historic Boston restaurant space follows smart rules for effective restaurant lighting.
8 restaurants we're dying to try
From a decadent salute to Marie Antoinette to a relaxed fast-casual dumpling shop, creative concepts across the country are piquing our interest this spring.
The Lobster Press
Marc Forgione goes casual
His Lobster Press concept at NYC’s Pennsy food hall shows growth potential.
Magisto's video production app.
Kick Apps: Rock your work and personal lives with these digital tools
Get healthy, get organized and get more productive with these five apps.
Penton Restaurant Group

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