Tae Yoon

  • Google Search Helped This Food Runner Learn How to Work in a Restaurant

    There is an invisible force in almost every restaurant that magically delivers your food with a ghost-like presence, and David Blaine is not involved. This person—the food runner—is a key part of your dining experience. I spoke with a ballsy one who...

  • Charging Your Cellphone at a Restaurant Is Rude

    Modern technology has completely revolutionized the dining experience in a myriad of positive ways. But please, stop asking us to charge your cell phones in the restaurant or bar.

  • Sexism in the Kitchen Goes Both Ways

    We talked to a female pastry chef about sexism in the restaurant industry, flirting with co-workers, boss dynamics, and woman-on-woman prejudice who also happens to develop crushes on her male bosses.

  • This Ivy League Degree Bartender Is Probably Smarter Than You

    Young people are increasingly resorting to work in the service industry to make ends meet after college. That's how this bartender found his unexpected calling, even though most of his customers thinks he's a completely incompetent idiot.

  • I’m Fugly, and I Won’t Be Your Waiter Tonight

    The food industry employs 10 percent of the American workforce, and many restaurants are breaking anti-discrimination laws by requiring applicants to submit head shots—which means, if you're ugly, you might not get hired.

  • I’m Fugly, and I Won’t Be Your Waiter Tonight

    The food industry employs 10 percent of the American workforce, and many restaurants are breaking anti-discrimination laws by requiring applicants to submit head shots—which means, if you're ugly, you might not get hired.