Peter Romeo has covered the restaurant business since 1981 for a variety of magazines, newspapers and websites. He currently serves as vice president of content for Restaurant Business magazine, FoodService Director magazine, monkeydish.com. Earlier he served as executive editor of Nation's Restaurant News' website. During his stewardship, monthly page views grew from 300,000 to more than 2.3 million. Then the economy rudely interrupted (read his other blog, Pink-slipped). Romeo is often invited to address industry conferences and classes and serves as a source for the general media. He resides in Port Washington, N.Y., with his wife and five retired greyhounds.