Richards Chats with FIG Owner & James Beard Award Winner Chef Mike Lata

For restaurant week, Richard Todd caught up with James Beard Award winner & owner of Charleston’s FIG (Food Is Good) & The Ordinary, Chef Mike Lata. He along with dozens of other local restaurants in the Lowcountry & over 2000 businesses nationwide are supporting the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs.

In this fascinating conversation, Chef late gives a sobering & candid look at the state of the restaurant industry during a pandemic. He also talks about the massive loss of revenue, F&B employees struggles, and the cancellation of the Wine & Food Festival this year.

In one of the great restaurants towns in the world, this is a conversation you gotta hear!