In a year of canceled events, what’s a catering company to do? Pivot, with tacos – Food and Dining – Austin 360

Shaniqua Juliano

In March, a local catering company called La Pera had 137 employees, some contract or part time, to help them serve food at the kind of parties and events that are a cornerstone of Austin’s social scene. Weddings and anniversaries, product launches, tasting events, conferences, corporate parties.

Seven months into

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Outdoor dining winterization money comes as some push for tougher Chicago requirements on third-party delivery apps

Shaniqua Juliano

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday touted $500,000 the city’s getting from restaurant delivery company DoorDash to winterize Chicago restaurants, while proposals by aldermen to further crack down on such apps during the coronavirus pandemic languish in City Council committees.



Erica Hunt et al. posing for the camera: Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits Camp DoorDash at the 2019 Taste of Chicago in Grant Park.


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Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits

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