How to Run an Illegal Restaurant
In 2008, when the economy went to shit, my wife and I decided to quit our jobs in the advertising and film industries to run an illegal Asian restaurant out of our small Los Angeles apartment.
Chinese Families in Lisbon Are Running Secret Restaurants Out of Their Apartments
I tracked down one of the Portuguese capital’s Chinês clandestinos, the hidden eateries operating from the homes of some entrepreneurial Chinese residents.
Meet the French Chef Behind LA’s Underground Cheese Cart
For chef Laurent Quenioux of the underground supper club Bistro LQ, raw cheeses are a way of life. His cheese cart is exclusively filled with raw cheeses from around the world that he smuggles in himself.
Getting Busted By the Cops Made My Taco Truck Take Off
Everything was going fine until two cops rolled up and asked, “Do you have your permits?” I answered yes, but I didn’t have the permits. I thought it was all over but little did I know that run-in with the law was just what my business needed.