The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For

After its darkest year, the restaurant industry has persevered

The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For
Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken. (David Yellen)
From the Aug 31, 2021, issue

The past year was the darkest in recent history for the restaurant industry. But thanks to strong leadership and ingenuity on the part of owners and workers, along with a strong vaccination effort, restaurants are back. Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the August, 31, 2021 issue, which recognizes the resilience of the hospitality industry with the annual Restaurant Awards. This year, more than 2,900 restaurants, including 3 new Grand Award winners, were honored for their dedication to wine.

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