This week on Eater’s Digest, we talk about a number of the greatest information of the week:

An replace on authorities help. The Paycheck Safety Program is formally out of cash. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund wants greater than twice its funding to satisfy each software. The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant was glitchy from the beginning however ought to manage to pay for to cowl the present functions. No phrase but on whether or not the RRF might be replenished.

Man Fieri’s streaming present. On June 12, Man Fieri will launch a streaming particular with the purpose to have a good time eating places and encourage members of the trade. It’ll embrace musical performances, conversations with restaurateurs like José Andrés and Cat Cora, celeb appearances by Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski, and $300,000 in grant giveaways for indie restaurateurs.

Masks in eating places. This week Nick Kokonas introduced that staffers at Alinea can forgo masks at work if they’re vaccinated (and may put on a pin to reveal their standing to company). In the meantime Gabriel Stulman in New York is barely permitting vaccinated patrons to dine inside his new restaurant Jolene, and because the workers are all vaccinated, nobody has to put on masks.

Oatly’s IPO. The beloved oat milk model managed by a Belgium-based funding firm and a Chinese language conglomerate (plus funding agency Blackrock) is now value $12.5 billion after a powerful preliminary public providing in Could.

Inconceivable Burger within the faculties. Now that the USDA awarded plant-based Inconceivable Burgers the Little one Diet Label, they are often served in faculties, worrying advocates who don’t suppose manufacturers ought to be marketed to youngsters within the cafeteria. However would together with the Inconceivable branding assist with uptake amongst teenagers?
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