Nathan and Brett Niebergall, the two brothers behind the Castro's Frisee, get profiled in a piece about how they are feeling the sting of the economy. Though it's probably difficult to entirely distinguish the usual problems of a struggling (dying?) restaurant from those compounded by the economic crisis, the article shares the ways that Frisee has tried to weather the storm, like cutting out vendors and print ads while adding prix fixe dinners and special wine deals. But the big question: will Frisee survive? Place your bets. [Chron]
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