Stories tagged: "restaurants"


Gregory León
This Wisconsin Restaurateur Was Prioritized for New COVID Relief. Now He’s at the Back of the Line.

With funds already exhausted, it’s unclear how Gregory León will get the help he needs for his restaurant to survive.

Jon Seybold and Ron Kind speak
Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.

While Wisconsin may be late to the game in passing such a law, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States said it will help the industry recover from the economic downturn. (Shutterstock)
Evers Signs Cocktails-to-Go Bill

The law allows bars and restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks to-go.

Chef David Heide gives a lay of the land at the future home of Little John's Kitchen, a pay-what-you-can restaurant for people at all income levels where he’ll also train and help veterans and provide basic food preparation for nonprofits and meat processing for struggling farmers. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped These Hard-Hit Restaurants From Giving Back

“It just really helps us to feel like we’re still a part of the community, even when we’re closed down.”

Ashley Deetz at empty bar
Wisconsin Bars and Restaurants First Shut Down One Year Ago. Here’s How They’re Holding Up.

Recent relief measures help, but more aid is needed to recover from a terrible year.