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Salt Bae’s Meat Empire Is Rife With Labor Problems

By Laura Wagner, Feb 3, 2020 Three years ago, Salt Bae became a living meme for flamboyantly sprinkling salt on meat. Since he first went viral in early 2017, he’s added some new moves to his repertoire: spanking and lubricating the meat, seasoning the meat with a comically oversized pepper grinder, and ostentatiously wrapping the meat in edible gold, as well as allegedly not paying waiters overtime, stealing their tips, preventing women from working as servers, and union busting. That last claim was the subject of a protest last week near Union Square in New York. Salt Bae, whose name is Nusret Gökçe, has a second New ...