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JUST FOLKS: Fatz Cafes open in small, underserved markets and feature generous portions and comfortable settings. STRONG TEAM: Richie Cannon (above) was
It's Show Time!
SMORGASBORD: Tons of exhibits, wares and food are hallmarks of the Show. CLASSIFIED: Pavilions help showgoers manage the potential information overload.
Primi Pesci - Part 2
RH: How did you find your seafood suppliers? Bartolotta: Some were established relationships I had for many years, others were brand new that I cultivated.
By Megan Rowe What a Catch: Steve Wynn managed to lure Paul Bartolotta and his authentic Italian sensibilities to the resort's celebrity chef stable.
Secrets to Great Service
ALL IN THE WRIST: Servers at Fatz Cafs will be connected to their guests and the kitchen by a wireless system. QUICK BITES: Red Robin handles orders and
FILLING A GAP: Founder Rich Chey saw a crying need for contemporary, fresh Asian food in a user-friendly setting. FRESH, FAST: Items like sauces, basil
Turn Up The Volume
BIG SPLASH: Opened last fall in Las Vegas, Tao was designed expressly to host parties for 20 to more than 3,000 guests. The banquet space (left) is served
DOUBLE TEAMING: Choices like air fries and wraps bring customers in, but sales on the retail side are the big profit items at KnowFat! METHODICAL: Top
A Roll of the Dice
SMOKIN': Jasper's recreates backyard cooking in a comfortable setting. TRANSITION: Partners Michael and Liz Symon (below) think Lolita better suits the
ABUELO'S MEXICAN FOOD EMBASSY CONCEPT: Regional Mexican food in an upscale setting OWNERSHIP: Food Concepts International, Lubbock, TX LEADERSHIP: James
HOT AND COOL: Guests can relax at the serene Fivespice in Portland, top, while Shibuya's approachable cuisine, below, has helped make it a hot commodity
BY MEGAN ROWE CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE CONCEPT: Casual neighborhood place OWNERSHIP: Outback Steakhouse and Margaritaville Holdings partnership LEADERSHIP:
By Megan Rowe HOME AND AWAY: McCormick & Schmick's is building units to attract loyal business travelers when they're back home. TESTING, TESTING: Darden
From Farm to Table
NO HICK: Jonathan Bennett keeps an affluent and urbane crowd happy at Cleveland's Moxie. Jonathan Bennett runs the show at Moxie, one of Cleveland's hottest
Less Is More
By Megan Rowe SMALL PLATES, BIG TASTES: Borek and risotto croquettes from Noche tapas lounge at Suba, New York Ahi tuna tartar with marinated shaved fennel
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