clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Gatekeepers Across the Eater Universe

This is The Gatekeepers, in which Eater meets the fine ladies and gentlemen that stand between you and some of your favorite hard-to-get tables.

Justin Guthrie, Estadio, Washington, DC. [Photo: R. Lopez], Kate Johnson, Poppy's, Seattle. [Photo: S. Gujavarty], Jason James, Barley Swine, Austin. [Photo: JW Walthall], Fred Zennati, Triniti, Houston. [Photo: Gary R. Wise]

· New York: Kristen Millar, Maitre D' at Ai Fiori
· Washington, DC: Estadio's Justin Guthrie on How to Deal With Long Waits
· Miami: Charles Bell is the Man to Know at Michael's Genuine
· Atlanta: Meet Rick Blumberg, Manager At Woodfire Grill
· New Orleans: Jenny Smith from Dominique's Talks Celebs, Party Buses
· Chicago: Avec's Koren Grieveson Comes Out of the Kitchen
· Dallas: Lucia's Jennifer Uygur and Fana Yohannes
· Houston: Fred Zennati, General Manager of Triniti Restaurant
· Austin: Barley Swine's Jason James Plays Tetris with Their Tables
· Los Angeles: Patina's Christian Philippo
· San Francisco: The Restaurant at Meadowood's Director, Nathaniel Dorn
· Portland: Laurelhurst Market's Melissa Radtke Talks 2-Hour Waits
· Seattle: Poppy's Kate Johnson: Front of House Brings People Back

Sign up for the Sign up for the Eater newsletter

The freshest news from the food world every day