$21 million in relief goes to area restaurants


ASSISTANCE—A worker prepares food in the kitchen of Tavern 101, one of 16 Agoura Hills restaurants to apply for pandemic grant funds. Acorn file photo

Restaurants were the hardest hit industry during the pandemic, with a reported 110,000 nationwide eateries going out of business in 2020.

The National Restaurant Association said food establishments lost an estimated $240 billion in sales last year, with four out of 10 restaurants shutting their doors due to the COVID-19 attack.

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