Nina and Tim Zagat

From Nina and Tim Zagat

  • The Unsung Heroine of Julie & Julia

    Julie & Julia brings back memories of the Cordon Bleu's unforgettable Mme. Bressart.

  • American Dining's Service Deficit

    About 70 percent of the complaints recorded by the Zagat Survey are about service, far more than food. The authors describe the problems in America's dining service and provide suggestions for how to improve the restaurant experience for everyone.

  • Cuba in a Time Warp

    After a trip to the Havana Bienal art exposition, the authors discover that the best Cuban food isn't in Cuba anymore--it's in Miami and New York. Will scaling back Communism help Cuba reclaim its flavor?

  • Why the restaurant industry won't get eaten

    These days, people regularly ask us -- every day, really -- whether the restaurant industry is likely to be blown away by the current economic storms…

  • We All Eat. And We Eat Out.

    Why do we predict continuing growth in the restaurant industry? The same demographics that produced a long-term restaurant revolution and shaped today's dining-out habits haven't changed. Let's get real. We always have to eat.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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