MILWAUKEE — You may want to give the "chef" in the house a break, and give a local business a carryout call.
A cafe downtown is changing up its business this #TakeOutTuesday.
Sam Bolton's City.Net Jazz Cafe has been in business for 16 years. He says what's happening to his family-run business on Wisconsin Avenue is worse than the recession, "We can weather through another 3-4 weeks if we get enough pickup and help from the government with our payroll we should be okay. If this continues its going to be pretty tough through summer.:
With revenue down by two-thirds, his daughter Shani has come up with carryout specials every day to attract business.
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"Taco day, three tacos for $6, loaded nachos, and the special is the fiesta fries, meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, peppers!"
Though slower, his die-hard customers are still coming in, raving to us after their pickups. Tarri says, "Coffee is delicious. Forget Starbucks! I love these guys. I want them to stay in business."
Belton says that is what needs to happen to ensure your favorite spot will be there when this is over.
You can click here to see all of the businesses offering carryout right now. Businesses can also fill out their form to be featured as well.
Here's how to get hold of City.Net Jazz Cafe:
Open Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
306 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202