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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

The interior of Think Coffee, one of the many green coffee shops that started to use compostable to-go cups. (Staff Photo by Julia McNeill)

Sustainable Restaurants Persist, Despite Some Consumer Apathy

By Paul Kim, Deputy Copy Chief May 6, 2019

The average customer walking into Bell Book & Candle in Greenwich Village will never know that the majority of the ingredients — 60%, according to executive chef John Mooney — used at the restaurant...

Lucky Lee's Chinese food restaurant (Staff Photo by Jorene He)

A Learning Moment in the Midst of a Chinese Restaurant’s Controversy

By Paul Kim, Deputy Copy Chief April 19, 2019

The history and perception of Chinese food in the United States is long, complex and deeply rooted in racism. Narratives of “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” a term coined in the 1960s based on a fear...