photo of Bryan Morin of Federico's Pizza and Restaurant, who took out a line of credit to help his employees during the coronavirus
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This Pizzeria Owner is Ready to Go into Debt to Protect His Workers

Sports columnist Steve Politi of the Star-Ledger and cast journalistic objectivity aside and made it clear which team he’s rooting for—the crew at Federico’s Pizza & Restaurant in Belmar, New Jersey. Even the headline of his March 23 column about Federico’s owner Bryan Morin betrayed Politi’s bias, urging readers … More

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Is This Café Conning Customers With Costco Pizzas?

A wine bar/eatery in Charleston, South Carolina, is suspected of buying cheap frozen pizzas from Costco and reselling them as gourmet Roman-style pies at a 700% markup, the Post and Courier reports. Coquin, which has been open for five months, started touting its “gourmet Roman-style thin-crust pizza with housemade marinara … More

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Yelp’s Attempt to Raise Funds for Restaurants Backfires

A Yelp campaign to raise funds for restaurants and other small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic just made some owners irate, forcing Yelp to hit the pause button. Yelp announced last Tuesday that it had partnered with GoFundMe “to provide a fast and simple way for independent businesses to … More