‘Built for pandemics’: Food carts find ways to stay viable during pandemic | Food & Drink

“I wouldn’t say anyone had great luck, but people did survive,” Blake-Horst said. “Most of our food carts are coming back.”

With help from a street vending staff member, Blake-Horst said she’s spent the last two months checking in with food cart vendors and sidewalk cafe operators, letting them know that the city has extended their licenses.

She’s been talking by phone with new operators and those looking to start businesses. “I think people are optimistic that they’ll have opportunities this summer and into the next year.”

For 2020 and 2021, the city waived licensing fees for current and new

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10 Kitchen Products Built To Withstand It All (And Look Good Doing So)

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Whether you’re entertaining guests around a marble island or chatting with your partner over a pot full of chili, your kitchen is easily the space that gets the most attention from visitors and family members alike. So, it’s only obvious that you’d want this room to be as beautiful as possible, from the fixtures and appliances you select to decor peppered throughout the space.

However, the components you choose shouldn’t just be aesthetically pleasing, but incredibly durable and able to withstand tons of use. With so many products out there, it can be challenging to uncover the ones

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