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5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years -- that's longer than Cal Ripken, Jr., played baseball. And I wasn't …

Leadership

How to Build a Food Business That Values Workers

The hostility and difficulty of restaurant world culture is something we’ve covered for years, but the conversation has reached a fever pitch over the last few months with the emergence of the #metoo movement and the exposés against Mario Batali, John Besh, Ken Friedman, and others.<p>Hostile …

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

101 Style Tips for Men | The Art of Manliness

It can seem like there’s a lot to know about good style, and there is, at least if you want to be enrolled in its master class. But looking sharper …

9 Father’s Day Grooming Gifts Dad Might Actually Use

In case you’ve forgotten, Father’s Day is this coming Sunday. And after all the shit you’ve put him through over the years—remember puberty?—you can bet your ass that Dad deserves a little something special to mark the occasion. Lucky for all you procrastinators out there, there’s still time to …

Men's Fashion

How to eat the best, for less: the UK's top 10 budget cafes and restaurants

After visiting over 1,000 restaurants for our Britain’s best budget eats series, Tony Naylor bids farewell to the column by sharing his tips on how to dine memorably for under £10, and whittles down all those meals to his 10 favourites<p>In the last eight years, I have, almost literally, eaten my way …

England

Why Sourcing Local Food Is So Hard for Restaurants

As globalization has created longer and increasingly complex food supply chains, there has been a concomitant surge in demand for locally-sourced food. Some companies have ridden this wave. Chipotle, for example, differentiated itself from other restaurants by building a brand around a promise of …

Agriculture

The Incredible Things You Can Buy If You Give Up Starbucks For A Year

Say what you want about Starbucks, but it has found that perfect balance of addiction and availability (there are so many locations these days that you could be <i>texting</i> someone about how much you need a coffee and accidentally walk into one).<p>So let's say you get a latte five days a week for a year …

Coffee

These Are the 33 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty tasty, but when it's at its best, there are few things better. In the interest of directing you towards more of those transcendent pizza experiences, the entire network of Thrillist editors has put its collective food knowledge together to give you the …

Pie

10 Must-Visit Stylish Restaurants Around LA

Bill Marriott's 12 Rules for Being a Successful Manager

It could be argued that Bill Marriott, ex-CEO and executive chairman of Marriott International, learned his rules for success from one of the most …

Hong Kong

This Video Teaches You How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee, No Matter the Style

In the old days, making coffee was as simple as pouring grounds and water into a machine, and then pressing a button. Not so anymore. With all sorts of apparatuses that can brew in all sorts of different ways, figuring out how to actually make good coffee can be confusing. But have no fear: This …

Coffee

Never Go to a Touristy Restaurant Again

<i>How to know where not to go—wherever in the world you may be.</i><p><i><br>Even Italy has bad food. This pizza place from Gabriele Bonci is not one of them.</i><p>People who have traveled with me will tell you the saddest they have ever seen me is when I eat a bad meal abroad. I of course plan trips around what kind of …

3 Beautiful Kitchen Designs (and How to Steal the Look)

How three design-savvy food lovers created kitchens built for all their friends.<p>We found three (highly) creative professionals who turned their kitchens into the center of their homes. Learn how a high-end Italian kitchen designer spent a tortured year as his own client (totally worth it), a Dutch …

Kitchens

The Psychology of Waiting Lines

Articles<p>pdf version The Psychology of Waiting Lines<p>by David Maister 1985<p>Introduction<p>In one of a series of memorable advertisements for which it has …

Customers

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Customers

The world's most expensive tasting menus

Switzerland's Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville ranks No. 11 with a $773 tasting menu.Restaurant de L'hotel de ville<p>One of the best ways for foodies to truly experience the world's best restaurants is by ordering a multi-course tasting menu.<p>But it's not for everyone — these carefully crafted and …

Napa Valley

The Top 10 Hidden Restaurants in NYC: 2015 Edition

Releasing on October 7th (but already available for pre-order on Amazon) will be the new guidebook, <i>New York: Hidden Bars & Restaurants</i> written by …

New York City

What I Learned from Opening a Restaurant Empire on Skid Row

My decision to open up my restaurant in the middle of Skid Row was one of the riskiest things that I have ever done in my life.<p>Skid Row is one of the most politically charged streets in the US because it is where most of LA's homeless population congregates—approximately 18,000 homeless residents …

Homelessness
Kitchens

Restaurant Marketing Ideas for September

As summer gives way to fall, many families find that their busier schedules just don’t allow for dining out on a regular basis. But September offers …

San Francisco

To franchise or not to franchise: Gauging your next step

Thinking about growing your restaurant business? According to iFranchise CEO and 2015 National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show education …

Best Cities to Start a Restaurant

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Extreme Sports

3 Innovative Ways Restaurants are Working Towards Sustainability

Sustainability is quite the buzz word in the food industry these days, although a clear definition of the term is not always easy to come by. Defined …

The Guide to the 9 Styles of Wine (with Infographics)

<i>The idiot’s guide to wine with Madeline Puckette of the blog and book Wine Folly (colorful graphics included).</i><p>I can recall the single moment when I became fascinated with wine. Believe me, it wasn't classy.<p>I was slouching in this $5 Goodwill velveteen swivel chair (that I'd rolled home on a …