Restaurant Goes Gluten and Dairy Free, No One Notices; A Snail Caviar Breakthrough
Plus, Joe’s Crab Shack’s no-tipping test is making other restaurants reconsider their policies.
— National seafood chain Joe’s Crab Shack is following in the footsteps of no tipping trailblazers like Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group this week and he move is making restaurants like Heartland in Minneapolis think twice about their own policies. Chef/owner Lenny Russo says waitstaff at his restaurant make “well over $30 an hour” but he’s always keeping his eye on trends. “I was surprised to see a chain restaurant take that step,” he adds.