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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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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