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Why Restaurant Owners Are Afraid to Use the Stimulus Money

May 01, 2020, 5:14 pm • 47m

The Paycheck Protection Program has been a huge mess and two restaurateurs explain their problems with the loan. Naomi Pomeroy is the chef/owner of Beast and Expatriate in Portland, Oregon. David Tobias is an owner of The Wooly and The Wooly Public in NYC. Click for more information on the Independent Restaurant Coalition: Hosts: Amanda Kludt (@kludt), Editor in Chief, Eater Daniel Geneen (@danielgeneen), Producer, Eater More to explore: Check out more great reporting from the Eater newsroom. Subscribe to Amanda’s weekly newsletter here. Follow Us: @eater on Twitter and Instagram Get in Touch: About Eater: Eater obsessively covers the world through the lens of food, telling stories via audio, television, digital video, and publications in 24 cities across the US and UK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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