Taste Test: 10 LGBTQ-Helmed Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

by Matthew Wexler

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Wednesday August 5, 2020

It's no secret that COVID-19 has decimated the restaurant industry. But if there's one community that understands resilience, it's the LGBTQ entrepreneurs who have rallied for representation. Check out some of our favorite chefs and restaurateurs, and if you live nearby, consider ordering take-out or socially distant dining.

Jacoby's Austin, Texas

44 & X New York City, New York

Border Grill Las Vegas, Nevada

Salum Dallas, Texas

Shakewell Oakland, California

Wood Chicago, Illinois

Fonda New York City, New York (multiple locations)

Sweet Cheeks Q Boston, Massachusettes

Blackbook Palm Springs, California
reopening mid-August

Big Gay Ice Cream New York City, New York

Matthew Wexler is EDGE's Senior Editor, Features & Branded Content. More of his writing can be found at www.wexlerwrites.com. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @wexlerwrites.