Five Lessons I've Learned to Survive Opening a Second Restaurant

Farmingdale, New York

We often talk about opening a restaurant as giving birth. It’s your baby, after all.  You dream about it and want nothing more than to see it succeed and thrive.

Well, if you have kids—or know anyone who does—you know that having a second baby is exponentially harder than the first. No matter how good you think you are, the demands on your time, energy and attention add up quickly.

Having opened...