interesting article on bubble bursting
- brad kaplan
comments from several restaurants on the changes being made to reflect the "new" economy post-bubble . . . click below
I would think that most of these post-bubble changes would be for the good, refocusing restaurants on food rather than conspicuous consumption.
Speaking with someone who works at Hawthorne Lane recently, business there has bounced back since lowering menu prices. Also added more pasta dishes for more casual meals and experimenting with a 3-course prix fixe.