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5 Recent Restaurant Closures Dallas Diners Need to Know

A running round-up of the city’s dearly departed eateries…   Dallas’s dining scene moves at a lightning-fast pace, which means that restaurants open (and close) on a practically daily basis. As such, it’s tough to keep up with every single spot that’s closed its doors in recent weeks.   Trying to catch up? Scope out this …

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The Impact of Minimum Wage Increases on Restaurants and Tipping

If you’re a restaurateur, chances are you’ve suffered from what we call wage woes—distinct feelings of hopelessness that creep in when questions about minimum wage, labor requirements, and employee engagement start piling up.   When is it appropriate to pay restaurant workers minimum wage? When should you pay more? Do tips impact restaurant wage and, if …

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Posados Cafe closes after 20 years in business

Another Lafayette restaurant has closed its doors. Posados Cafe closed abruptly over the weekend, according to a report from KLFY. Employees of the Mexican restaurant were notified when they showed up for work Monday morning, the local TV station reports.     Attempts to reach a representative with Posados Cafe were unsuccessful Monday. Posados manager Melissa Guilbeaux told …

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Restaurants put climate change on the menu

    San Francisco restaurateurs Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz may have been ahead of their time with their environmentally minded restaurant. The Perennial, which closed in February after three years of business in the city’s challenging Mid-Market neighborhood, tried to tackle climate change through hyperlocal sourcing, energy efficiency, an eco-conscious design, food waste prevention …

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Raising minimum wage in restaurants could be a win for everyone

  Critics would have you believe that upping the minimum wage in restaurants will lead to massive layoffs and closures. But since raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour nearly a year ago, the restaurant industry in New York City has thrived.   I’m a professor with a focus on labor and employment law. My research on the minimum wage suggests a few …

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