In The Weeds
In restaurant lingo, to be "in the weeds" is to feel overwhelmed in the thick of chaos. In pre-pandemic times, it often referred to drowning in orders. COVID-19 radically altered the restaurant industry, and brought a different kind of chaos and struggle to those who depend on it to survive. These intimate first person confessions are their stories.
At Inglewood's Sip + Sonder, coffee is the starting point for communityIn the Weeds
Shanita Nicholas and Amanda-Jane Thomas left their legal careers in the rearview mirror to open a community-focused coffee shop in Inglewood.
South LA Cafe comes to the Natural History MuseumIn the Weeds
Joe and Celia Ward-Wallace are taking the food and drink of South LA Cafe to the Natural History Museum.