Michael Sanson


Michael Sanson took over as editor-in-chief of Restaurant Hospitality magazine the same year Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry’s ashes were launched into space and Paul McCartney was knighted Sir Paul by the Queen. Since then he’s been writing about his restaurant experiences in an editorial currently called Sanson Sez. His column has elicited all forms of love and hate, which are documented on our letters page, Back Talkin’.
If you have a beef with his opinions or want to share a little love, email Mike. The best of your comments will appear in Back Talkin’.

Master Mixologist: Nate Chung 
Chung’s Hookshot Sour at Mott Street in Chicago is a miracle in a glass
Inside Townsman: Boston's hip new brasserie
Matt Jennings and his wife, Kate Jennings, recently opened Townsman to showcase his bold, lusty cooking
The Blackbird gang opens Dove's Luncheonette
Paul Kahan and Donnie Madia, the force behind Chicago’s One Off Hospitality Group, have a new restaurant
First look: New York's Masseria Dei Vini
The restaurant features dishes from the chef’s native Puglia
Inside Shaya, a modern Israeli restaurant
The contemporary restaurant that features the cuisine and culture of chef Alon Shaya's upbringing
Bobby Flay and the B Team: It takes a village 
Superstar chef Bobby Flay has surrounded himself with a team of talented people who help ensure his success.
Inside Chicago's clubby Seven Lions restaurant
Executive chef Chris Curren offers a modern interpretation of American clubhouse fare.
Why aren't you updating menus? 
Paper menus can be updated and printed in a matter of minutes. This is 2015!
How top chefs learn from their mistakes 
Every chef makes mistakes, but how you overcome them is what counts
Behind the scenes at the 2015 South Beach Wine and Food Festival
Follow along with Restaurant Hospitality editor-in-chief Mike Sanson's Instagram snaps
Top chefs on finding their way in a high-profile industry 
It’s a rough path to becoming a revered chef
Rising Stars: Marjorie Meek-Bradley 
Meek-Bradley grew up working in a soup kitchen owned by her parents
New Orleans legend Brennan's lives again 
The legendary Brennan’s restaurant, a victim of hard times, has reclaimed its past glory in New Orleans.
Stake Chophouse & Bar debuts in San Diego
Stake Chophouse & Bar, one of several concepts from Blue Ridge Hospitality, positions itself as “not your grandpa’s steakhouse.”
Do your new cocktails have legs?  1
The best cocktails have staying power
Penton Restaurant Group

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