Restaurateurs said they and their employees are suffering significantly because of loss of income, prompting layoffs, furloughs or reduced hours, during the COVID-19 crisis.
Insurance claims and delivery service fees are among 18 issues raised in a letter sent to Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Davy’s at ReBar in downtown Las Vegas will kick off its Boardwalk Liquors drive-up booze sales Thursday in front of the bar in the Arts District.
Las Vegas entrepreneurs say government aid programs are confusing, and so far don’t address the issue of business interruption insurance.
“A virus didn’t close my restaurant, the government did,” local restaurateur Cory Harwell says of a similar claim he’s made with his insurance company.
Several neighborhood eateries, diversifying their offerings as the mandate against sit-down dining goes on, are selling meat, cheese and eggs to customers.
A coalition led by some of the largest chains has organized the effort, encouraging consumers to eat one restaurant meal by takeout or delivery this week.
Online ordering, delivery and pickup options provide some relief to braving crowds at local grocers.
Evel Pie, 508 E. Fremont St., says it will give away free pizza to anyone in need beginning at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Elizabeth Blau has gathered over 600 signatures in less than 24 hours.