Kansas City Restaurant COVID Culture War Chronicled

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"In this era of extreme political polarization, small business owners have become embroiled in bitter fights. That’s especially true of restaurants, which have been hammered by lost customers, increased food prices and staffing shortages. In some cases, that tension has boiled over into symbolic stands that fuel the partisan outrage machine and leave relationships—and businesses—devastated in their wake."

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Three local restaurants became embroiled in the Covid culture wars-results varied

Elisa and Marjain Breitenbach "hate politics." The owners of Doughboys Donuts in Raytown wake up at 1 am to start their day so they can be stocked with Bismarks and red velvet cake doughnuts when they open before dawn. Making doughnuts, they say, is enough to keep them busy on most days.