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Joe Biden can save restaurants with the stroke of a pen. Here’s how.

The Washington Post

Restaurants have tried virtually everything to survive the pandemic. They’ve increased outdoor seating and added plexiglass screens between tables to reassure diners. They’ve adopted no-contact ordering apps and ramped up takeout. And they’ve expanded delivery options.
But their balance sheets remain bleak. Even some of the most popular establishments haven’t made it.

RESTAURANT TRANSITIONS: Restaurant shows dark in evenings

Arkansas Democrat Gazette

One of our eagle-eyed readers reports seeing the sign and the interior of Hunan Palace Express, 2906 MacArthur Blvd., North Little Rock, “totally dark when I pass by around 6:15 each evening.”

Restaurateur Mark Firth on WBZ Boston

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

[The 25% tariff on European goods] really is an extra nail in the coffin for small businesses…Everybody’s being hurt by this, and then you throw in a pandemic. I mean, I wouldn’t be surprised if half the restaurants close in the Northeast in the next six months if at least this isn’t reversed…Joe, get rid of these tariffs.

Mark Firth on The Financial Exchange

The Financial Exchange Show

Mark Firth (Restauranteur with the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs) on The Financial Exchange radio show.

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