There are a lot of great restaurants in Tacoma and Pierce County that deserve your support during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are a few lists of those offering takeout.
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Pike Place Market, the beloved co-op market in downtown Seattle, is empty right now. But you can still place orders for pickup and these vendors would love your business: Pike Place, which normally looks like this on a Spring day: Currently looks like this: photo credit: Jan Xaiv Thao via Facebook Help these vendors out with your support!
When it comes to delivered food, I often first think of pizza. But with the current COVID crisis, I’m learning heartbreaking stories of the devastating decline in revenue of Asian restaurants in particular. Many restaurants that were once doing $4000+ per week are bringing in $100 or less. If they lose that kind of revenue and have an inflexible landlord, they’re likely shutting down, never to come back. Action: Order Takeout. Seriously. You can do…
Coders, technical writers, testers — the world needs your help. There’s a global collection of Open Source projects related to the COVID crisis, compiled here by user weileizeng: :
I was touched by this story from Arkansas, where the landlord is telling is not only letting restaurant owners skip paying rent, but also strongly encouraging them to take those funds and instead direct those payments to the payroll of their employees. The company, Young Investment Company in Arkansas, owns several buildings occupied by restaurants, and announced on Facebook that it won’t expect rent from those businesses in April. “We ask that you use this money instead…
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Several hospitals are calling on the public to make masks. Healthcare workers are not only dealing with a shortage of masks but also surgical gowns and protective eyewear. Hospital workers in Washington state have been making protective medical gear out of office supplies and other run-of-the-mill materials as they deal with a severe shortage of equipment needed to care for patients who may have COVID-19. Providence Hospital in Renton WA, Deaconess Hospital in Indiana are…
Are you in the Seattle area? There are a lot of restaurants that offer take-out and drive-up. Many of these restaurants have recently retooled rapidly from dine-in only to takeout. It’d be great to support them. Click on the map below — it’s being updated rapidly: