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Show off: The NY Times’ David Carr profiles John F. McDonald who knows a thing or two about running successful, popular restaurants and popular, award-winning magazines…and how the two endeavors are different.

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“It’s tougher than the restaurant racket because there are circulation and distribution issues that are out of your control,” he said. “And if you open up a restaurant and something doesn’t connect, you know right away and you are done. Publishing is a much longer-term investment. It takes endurance.”