Communal seating and other restaurant trends

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Turi talks to Time Out Chicago restaurant critic (and soon-to-be associate editor at Bon Appetit) Julia Kramer about the nuances and staying power of sharing a table with total strangers and other dining fads


Communal seating offers a view of the action inside the open kitchen at Red Rooster, Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new restaurant in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood. (Bill Daley / Tribune photo)