Atlanta’s Black restaurateurs seek more representation

Like so many modern American cities, Atlanta’s hospitality scene is its biggest cultural draw for both locals and visitors. New restaurants, breweries, bars and cafes open seemingly every day. Food and beverage establishments anchor the myriad mixed-use developments that are rising all over town. But, for a city that touts its diversity to the world, Atlanta’s hospitality scene does not always reflect its population. “I think there is more work to be done in this area,” Deborah VanTrece, chef-owner…

Like so many modern American cities, Atlanta’s hospitality scene is its biggest cultural draw for both locals and visitors. New restaurants, breweries, bars and cafes open seemingly every day. Food and beverage establishments anchor the myriad mixed-use developments that are rising all over town. But, for a city that touts its diversity to the world, Atlanta’s hospitality scene does not always reflect its population. “I think there is more work to be done in this area,” Deborah VanTrece, chef-owner…

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