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Black-owned restaurants cautiously optimistic about Juneteenth

June 17, 2022

With Juneteenth approaching, some Black restaurateurs in Maryland are optimistic the day will bring increased profits, while others say there is still more work to be done to spread awareness of the holiday. “Awareness comes first, understanding comes second,” said Keyia Yalcin, owner of Fishnet, a restaurant in downtown Baltimore. “I can’t tell you what St. Patrick’s Day is about, but I do know that I go out and celebrate and hang out at Irish bars.”

Article Source: The Daily Record

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