Ari Taymor is the chef-owner at Alma in Los Angeles, where the minimum wage is $9/hour, even for tipped restaurant workers. Related: Mayor Eric Garcetti recently proposed that the city’s minimum be hiked up to $13.25 by 2017.
That means the food needs work. but that also means you’ll drink well here. Very well. Was happy to give that theory a test drive. Multiple test drives.
Spite isn’t easy to prove, but it looks like we have a clear cut case here!
So this is where we are. As a culture. #reststopreckonings
SO MUCH WRONG IN A SINGLE PHOTO.
Dear Students: Be sure to study this EATER PRIME RIB chart carefully it’s going to be on next week’s exam. (Source: Nick Solares/Eater).
GOOD NEWS: Michel Richard’s not-very-good New York bistro is no longer open for lunch or dinner, as I report for Eater. BAD NEWS: The bistro still open for breakfast which means it continues to charge $10 for bowls of cold cereal and $26 for smoked salmon bagels. Yep, we’re calling this one a BAD DEAL.