Restaurants en Waiting for a Table <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So how long would </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">you </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">be willing to stand on line for a table at a popular restaurant? Ten minutes? A half hour? Longer? Not </span>KPLU&rsquo;s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dick Stein, as he tells Seattle Times food writer Nancy </span>Leson<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on today&rsquo;s Food for Thought.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Nancy Leson & Dick Stein 306 at Waiting for a Table Restaurant openings are not always so grand <p>Even for some of our favorite activities the first time is not necessarily the best time.&nbsp; Restaurants are no exception.&nbsp; Especially when you stop to think about how much there is to go wrong. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 6051 at Restaurant openings are not always so grand Liquor privatizers sue state regulators <p>Backers of an initiative to privatize liquor sales in Washington are suing state regulators for clinging to too much power in the newly opened marketplace. The Washington State Liquor Control Board has the job of interpreting provisions of the ballot measure passed last fall. But Costco, the Washington Restaurant Association and the Northwest Grocery Association say the board is using a heavy hand.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 22:53:07 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5376 at Down economy gives rise to underground dining <p>In the down economy some people are turning to off-the-books business models. High-priced underground restaurants have been popular with foodies, but some families have begun selling meals from home kitchens just to scrape by.</p><p> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 23:59:00 +0000 Anna King 153 at Down economy gives rise to underground dining