Can Crowdfunding Save Restaurants?
It's been nearly a year since America began mass closures to protect people against the COVID-19 pandemic. In that time, small businesses all around the country have contended with difficult and strange new safety precautions. The restaurant industry, in particular, has suffered more than average; from capacity restrictions to outright caps on dine-in services, hospitality has found creative ways to supplement finances in the middle of this disaster. Often, the first move restaurants make—even fine dining establishments—is to open off-premise ordering streams like delivery, takeout,... read more »