2015

Restaurant Owners' Options When Diners are Unable to Pay

Restaurant Law

Is it true that a restaurant owner can make diners pay off their tab by washing dishes? Unlike many other industries, payment for food service generally works on the “honor system,” meaning patrons are generally not expected to pay until the end of the meal. While this arrangement works the vast majority of the time, there have been incidents in nearly every New York restaurant where a diner has faced the embarrassing situation of being unable to foot the bill.

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UPDATE - Popular NYC Brunch Location Loses Its Liquor License

Restaurant Law

What are some scenarios that could give rise to a suspension or revocation of a liquor license in New York? Restaurants, bars and nightclubs expecting to sell alcohol in New York must also be prepared for the bevy of rules and regulations that apply to these establishments – or risk losing out big time.

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State Liquor Authority Battles Albany Wine Retailer Over Out-of-State Shipping Restrictions

Restaurant Law

Can the State Liquor Authority regulate the retail sale of wine? The State Liquor Authority (SLA) is the agency responsible for issuing liquor licenses , regulating alcohol sales, and doling out punishments to bars and restaurants caught violating the various regulations surrounding the industry.

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