NEWS: Tampa restaurants and Black Lives Matter have a complicated week

This week there were a number of stories happening around Black Lives Matter after the murder of George Floyd and in Tampa’s restaurant restaurant community it was no different. A number of restaurants were navigating how to address the rising movement and protests or how to deal with the fallout of communicating about it toContinue reading “NEWS: Tampa restaurants and Black Lives Matter have a complicated week”

Coronavirus: Souplantion, Sweet Tomatoes fold under pressure

The first major restaurant industry casualty is Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes, many more are expected in the future as the restaurant industry is impacted by COVID-19. The Los Angeles Times posted a full story this evening about the closure. The chain has been plagued with troubled finances for years. The reaction on Twitter was filled with mourning:Continue reading “Coronavirus: Souplantion, Sweet Tomatoes fold under pressure”