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How much should you tip during the pandemic? We asked 3 experts.

The pandemic changed a lot of social norms, including tipping practices. We spoke with three hospitality experts to find out how people should approach tipping right now. Experts said customers should be aware of the health risks that restaurant workers are taking to serve them – and to tip accordingly. […]
How much should you tip during the pandemic? We asked 3 experts.
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Meet Mychel ‘Snoop’ Dillard, who became a mum at 15, graduated from Vanderbilt at 20, opened a restaurant with 2 Chainz, and plans to build a seafood takeout empire

Mychel “Snoop” Dillard is an entrepreneur famous in Atlanta for her “flashy lifestyle” and for the lounge she co-owns with 2 Chainz. Business Insider spoke to Dillard about her journey from teen mother to one of the most high-profile Black entrepreneurs in Atlanta. Dillard opened up about how being forced […]
Meet Mychel ‘Snoop’ Dillard, who became a mum at 15, graduated from Vanderbilt at 20, opened a restaurant with 2 Chainz, and plans to build a seafood takeout empire
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Tokyo is preparing for a ‘new lifestyle’ as it reopens after the pandemic. Take a look at what that means for dining and entertainment in Japan’s capital city.

On Monday, Tokyo lifted its state of emergency after the rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths slowed. The state of emergency went into effect on April 7 after coronavirus-related deaths exceeded 100 nationwide. In a press conference on Monday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan will need to […]
Tokyo is preparing for a ‘new lifestyle’ as it reopens after the pandemic. Take a look at what that means for dining and entertainment in Japan’s capital city.
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Air-conditioning spread the coronavirus to 9 people sitting near an infected person in a restaurant, researchers say. It has huge implications for the service industry.

In an early-release research letter in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, researchers said they found that nine people sitting near one another at a restaurant in China in January got COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, and that it likely spread because of the restaurant’s air-conditioner. The authors advised […]
Air-conditioning spread the coronavirus to 9 people sitting near an infected person in a restaurant, researchers say. It has huge implications for the service industry.
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Vandalization, price gouging, and 13-hour days: I photographed a family struggling to keep their restaurant open during the pandemic and got a glimpse of the dire situation restaurants are facing across America

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt an unfathomable blow to independent restaurants, forcing many to close. Jade Garden, a family-owned restaurant, is the only one still open on its block in Seattle’s Chinatown. But it’s struggled to stay open in the face of vandalism, price gouging, and a lack of staff. […]
Vandalization, price gouging, and 13-hour days: I photographed a family struggling to keep their restaurant open during the pandemic and got a glimpse of the dire situation restaurants are facing across America