Chicago Bakery Turns Ovens Back On After Getting A Surprise Check To Reopen; 'We're Very Grateful'"At this point, I was like well, we have to completely re-start. We had packed up everything. Everyone was gone."
'I Can't Keep Going At This Pace': South Side Restaurants Struggle As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues"I'm trying to do everything that I possibly can because I know that businesses like mine are needed, especially in these types of neighborhoods."
Robbers Have Been Targeting Restaurants In South Loop, Police SayPolice on Tuesday were warning South Loop residents of three robberies targeting restaurants during the evening hours this month.
Some Restaurants Hope Thanksgiving Takeout Helps Make Up For Financial Woes Brought On By COVID-19 PandemicCoronavirus restrictions have put many restaurants in crisis across the state, but this week, many restaurants are trying to make up for the financial carnage with Thanksgiving carry-out.
Indiana Restaurants Still Operating At Full Capacity Despite COVID-19 SurgeRolled back restrictions go into effect in Indiana Sunday. However, they don't apply to bars and restaurants.
Grubhub Announces $10,000 Grants To Help Restaurants Through Winter; Some Say It Won't Be Enough, But It Will HelpIn some good news for restaurants just trying to hold on during the pandemic, $10,000 grants have been announced for local businesses trying to survive a Chicago winter.
State Report Says More Than 1,000 Layoffs Are Coming At Chicago Area Restaurants Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act Report for the month of October announced 3,384 coming layoffs in the state โ€“ most of them permanent, and many of them at Chicago restaurants.
Chatham Businesses Thriving Despite Indoor Dining BanBelieve it or not, restaurants in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood are thriving. They are bucking the trend there and actually hiring, according to at least one business.
Judge Rules Against Restaurants Suing To Keep Indoor DiningJudge Thomas Meyer ruled Governor Pritzker's order was with his legal authority.
Are Restaurants Really COVID-19 Super-Spreaders? Data Aren't Specific EnoughDoes the science show that restaurants are really super-spreaders for the virus?
Some Suburban County Restaurants, Bars Say They'll Continue Indoor Service In Defiance Of Gov. Pritzker's COVID-19 OrdersStarting Friday, DuPage, Kane, Will, and Kankakee counties are ordered by Gov. JB Pritzker to stop all indoor service at bars and restaurants.
Restaurant Owners Say New Restrictions Could Mean Doom, And Some Workers Think They Should Just Stay On UnemploymentSome restaurant workers feel theyโ€™re better off just staying on unemployment rather than going back to work.
Smaller Restaurants Worry With Possibility Of Return To Phase 3 Restrictions In Chicago Due To COVID-19Some small restaurants continue to do everything they can to survive the coronavirus pandemic, and they were worried with the warning Monday from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that the city could be pushed back to Phase 3.
Mayor Lightfoot Urges People To Wear Masks At Restaurants To Help Keep Them Open, Save LivesWith COVID-19 cases on the rise in Chicago and statewide, and many restaurants struggling to survive, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday reminded Chicagoans about the importance of wearing masks.
Chicago Restaurant Owners Skeptical About Outdoor Dining Designs: 'It's Not Our Savior'"It's not practical. How do you invest money you don't have into all these things?"