Sarah Simmons, who’s $100,000 Kickstarter went unfunded, talks with Eater about the difficulties of keeping financial ownership over City Grit, the restaurant and culinary salon she founded.
City Grit hosts a rotating series of pop-up dinners throughout the year, often giving young chefs a chance to try out their ideas in New York before committing to a brick-and-mortar institution. For the culinary community, it is among our most important spaces.
Simmons is currently seeking funding on the City Grit website.
What a “Cinnabon” tastes like, according to my colleague Duane Stanford, who pens a brilliant story for Bloomberg Businessweek about Kat Cole, an ex-Hooters waitress who now runs the chain of junk food joints.
A “critic’s tip” from the “Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide” guidebook (page 135). “Our goal is to be the next generation Michelin,” CEO Samir Arora told TechCrunch. Good luck with that.
The House bill passed, cutting $40 billion from the food stamp program. President Obama has threatened to veto the measure. (Source: NYT).