Chef Njathi Wa Kabui is passionate about good food. Growing up in Kenya, his mother’s subsistence farming provided for all of the family’s food needs, while his father ran a restaurant in the city nearby. Vegetables, sugar cane, bananas, guavas, and chickens were cultivated in their yard, and food and […]
Column: The restaurant system is broken. How do you fix it?
The traditional restaurant kitchen is based on a model of efficiency. Each employee has a role to play in the hierarchy of an industry with notoriously low profit margins. But there’s another tradition in the industry — obeisance — that can lend itself to secrecy and abuse. A culture of […]
Cockroaches, old French dip meat, broken water faucets
Editor’s note: The Eagle is updating its out-of-compliance inspection database weekly this year. However, because the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed inspections, there may be no related story some weeks. You can search the database at www.kansas.com/databases. Health inspectors found old fajita and French dip sandwich meats, broken water faucets, […]