Best Restaurant Supply for Home Cooks, August 2011
Regular joes rub shoulders with the pros at Charlie's Fixtures. Don't be shy about asking for the best price, and don't expect fancy—just a mammoth emporium with shelves crammed floor to ceiling with such essentials as place mats, stockpots, condiment organizers, and bar supplies. Need a seal of approval? The hopefuls from the NBC reality show America's Next Great Restaurant do their shopping here.