I want you to understand why America's Golden Age of Restaurants is coming to an end.
Comet Hitting Restaurant
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Opening a sit-down restaurant is like walking into one of those machines in roller rinks where you have 30 seconds to grab as much money as you can, except all the money is fake.
Chef Kicked Off Mountain
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What we're witnessing is the hollowing out of the restaurant industry center -- the gentrification of food, carried to its logical conclusion.