Business Beat: Bars, restaurants hungry for pre-pandemic revenues
Aaron Foster, right, owner of Food + Drink in Reno’s Midtown, hands off a pizza to a customer who ordered curbside pickup last spring. The restaurant, which opened in early 2020, has run on takeout orders throughout the pandemic.
Each week, thanks to a partnership with KUNR, the Northern Nevada Business Weekly helps produce a 2-minute audio recap of recent local business news.
NNBW Reporter Kaleb M. Roedel’s segment, Business Beat, airs Tuesday mornings during KUNR's Morning Edition show online and on the 88.7 FM dial.
This week's segment covered the following story, which focused on several regional restaurants' struggles during the pandemic — and their optimism for a return to big revenue gains this summer thanks to 100% capacity levels and eased mask restrictions: