Before opening Union Square Café in 1985, Danny Meyer planned to attend law school. Instead, he decided to skip the entrance exam and pursue a career in hospitality. Thirty years later, his empire boasts the Shake Shack burger chain as well as some of the finest restaurants in New York City.
But now Meyer, like many successful entrepreneurs, has been dogged by litigation. This month he was named in a lawsuit by diner Timothy Brown that might be among the most absurd in history.