The National Restaurant Association warns of massive closures coming in the restaurant industry, which is currently in “free fall.” In the last three months 10,000 restaurants have closed, and estimates show that without government relief, thousands more restaurants will close every month. A historic Austin barbecue joint has sustained severe fire damage: A fire has caused severe damage to House Park Bar-B-Que, Austin’s oldest continuously operating barbecue restaurant. by @jayjanner https://t.co/tN4Vn5Xjlv pic.twitter.com/boq6nsXpp0 — Austin 360 (@austin360) December 1, 2020 House Park Bar-B-Que’s co-owner Matt Sullivan has vowed to rebuild the restaurant, and is seeking donations to help fund the effort. A Bodacious Bar-B-Q location in Longview (not the original) was also heavily damaged by a fire in September. It plans to reopen in January. LeAnn…View Original Post
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