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About This Series

CatchLight Local and Block Club Chicago look at how the pandemic is impacting the bustling restaurant scene in Uptown.

Block Club Chicago's Joe Ward, left, and CatchLight Local's Woojae Julia Song

CatchLight Local and Block Club Chicago teamed up on this series on how immigrant business owners and workers of the bustling restaurant scene in Uptown have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic and the neighborhood’s gentrification. It was produced in partnership with the Institute for Nonprofit News.

Hospitality On Hold: How One Timeless Uptown Diner Was Interrupted By The Pandemic

Hospitalidad en espera: Así es como un restaurante emblemático de Uptwon se las arregla para hacerle frente a la pandemia

A Pandemic Pivot: Uptown Chef Launches Virtual Indian Restaurant To Stay Safe And Keep Cooking

Giro pandémico: Una chef de Uptown lanza restaurante hindú virtual para así mantenerse a salvo y seguir cocinando