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7 Traits That Helped Danny Meyer Build The Shake Shack Empire

Shake Shack filed for an initial public offering Dec. 29, marking the next phase of a 10-year journey from a single location in a New York City park to a global brand with 63 locations and $82.5 million in revenue.<p>Just four years ago, the burger chain had seven locations and $19.5 million in sales. …

Restaurants

Danny Meyer Quotes

Quotations and aphorisms by Danny Meyer:<p>It's the job of any business owner to be clear about the company's nonnegotiable core values. They're the …

3 Leadership Secrets From Danny Meyer, The Genius Behind Shake Shack

Leadership secrets (#1 Is 'Don't be a bleephole') that make this entrepreneur so wildly successful<p>As a company culture and leadership consultant, here's one free tip (not that I'll charge you for the second one either): If you're looking for a CEO to emulate, your man is Danny Meyer, the acclaimed …

Leadership

Where to dine with Danny Meyer's hospitality philosophy

Celebrated restaurateur Danny Meyer is commemorating the 30th anniversary of his first restaurant, Union Square Cafe, by closing it in late 2015. The New York City restaurant won't be shuttered for long, however, as Meyer plans to re-launch it in a nearby location by next spring. Having helped …

Restaurants
Leadership

This Shirtless Dancing Man Apparently Explains Danny Meyer’s Stance on Tipping | FWx

Earlier this month, Danny Meyer sent shockwaves around the restaurant world by announcing that he would be taking his Union Square Hospitality Group …

10 Cocktails for Easing Into Fall Drinking

With fall looming, it’s time to say goodbye to frozen daiquiris and piña coladas, and say hello to spirits like brandy, bourbon and scotch. If you’re …

Trending Citrus: Grapefruit Cocktails

<b>Historically, grapefruit has been used in cocktails for decades.</b><p>In the 1920s, the Brown Derby used grapefruit as its sour component. Today, the …

Classy Tiki Cocktails and Grown-Up Slushies

Coffee, wine, beer, cocktails—if it’s made well and it’s potable, then F&W editors will drink it. Here's what we tried this past week.<p><i>Coffee, wine,</i> …

Pink Lemonade First Got Its Color from Circus Performers' Red Tights

Ever stop to wonder why pink lemonade exists, when lemons are definitely never pink? The drink may have originally gotten its pinkish hue from an …

Got Milk… Cocktails? Who said Milk was Just for Breakfast?

<b>2015 has seen many cocktail trends. Spicy cocktails, healthy cocktails, tea cocktails.</b><p>One of the more intriguing has been the advent of milk based …

Beverages

Final Say

This cocktail features our quick and easy recipe for homemade herbal liqueur. Blossoming with fresh herbs, gin, maraschino and lemon juice, it’s …

Food

The 7 Best Cocktail Festivals Around the Country

Lots of people love to drink when they travel, but now some are traveling to drink<p>Remember the sour, artificial taste of Apple Pucker? <i>Shudder</i>. …

15 Reasons that Your Bartender Hates Thrillist/Buzzfeed Lists about Your Bartender Hating You.

Social media feeds are full of Thrillist and Buzzfeed lists. One of their favorite subjects is Bartending. More specifically, reasons why “Your …

Cocktails

6 Brunch Cocktails To Make This Weekend

We get it—you brunch. A lot<i>.</i><p>Mimosas are passé, and if you have another Bellini, you’ll go insane. How about something new this brunchtime?<p>The best …

Brunch

10 Cocktail and Food Pairings That Belong Together

Sure, you could have a glass of wine or beer with your meal but next time, consider a cocktail. Here, rising star mixologists featured in Food & Wine …

The Ultimate Tales of the Cocktail Survival Guide 2015

One of the most lush, greenery-filled areas of New Orleans, Bayou St. John feels like a nature retreat smack dab in the middle of the city. The bayou …

5 Forgotten Spirits and How to Use Them

One of the things that’s so great about booze is that you can make it out of damn near anything. There’s always something new to discover in the …

Drinking

The Seminole Club

• Build with all ingredients in shaker.<br>• Dry shake (without ice) for 20 seconds to emulsify egg white.<br>• Add ice. Shake again to chill and dilute for 20 …

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5 O’Clock Somewhere Friday: The Seminole Club

The Seminole Club has a long history in Jacksonville, Florida. Once a gentlemen’s social club, famous politicos from Teddy Roosevelt to John F. …

It's Time to Take Back the Daiquiri

The daiquiri is one of my favorite cocktails of all time. It's up there with an Old Fashioned and Manhattan. Many people are surprised when they hear that, which is understandable. Because most so-called "daiquiris" are neon colored goop that come from a slushy machine. But the original daiquiri is …

Food

Homemade Tonic Water

Jennifer McLagan always seems to know what we want to read about, and cook, before even we do. She wrote a slew of popular and award-winning books, …

Beverages

Knife Skills: How to Cut Chicken Breasts Into Cutlets

Learning how to cut a chicken breast into thin cutlets is an essential skill for weeknight cooking. Thinner chicken cutlets cook more rapidly than full-sized breasts and are ideal for searing or breading and frying in dishes like Chicken Marsala, Chicken Schnitzel, or Chicken Parmesan.<p>The most …