A Blurring Of The Line Between Chains & Indies

Editor’s Letter

A Blurring Of The Line
Between Chains & Indies

I n recent months, there’s been some heated discussions in this column over the growing friction between chain and independent restaurants. Much of the discussion was fueled by Washington, D.C. chef/restaurateur Bob Kinkead, who heads the Council of Independent Restaurants of America (CIRA).

Kinkead’s argument, made on behalf of CIRA, is that the large, mid- to upper-scale chains are running indepe

Register to view the full article

Please register to access this content.

Already a member? .

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish