Black-owned restaurants in Atlanta celebrate civic engagement with special offer

Black-owned restaurants across Atlanta help celebrate civic engagement with special offers

Chef Todd Richards and a collective of soul food restaurants in Atlanta start a new civic tradition to increase voter turnout in Georgia

Vote for the Soul of Georgia is a new civic tradition led by James Beard-nominated Chef Todd Richards that aspires to restore the soul of a nation. Black-owned restaurants across Atlanta are encouraging civic engagement by offering specials and discounts to guests wearing a ”Georgia-Themed” sticker, like the one you get when you vote.

Paschal’s, Lake & Oak Neighborhood BBQ, Local Green Atlanta, Daddy Dz’s BBQ Joynt, Scotch Yard and K&K Soul Food have joined the initiative, and additional restaurants will be added throughout the campaign.

“Our communities work best when we all vote – for change and for each other,” said Chef Todd Richards, Soul of Georgia’s spokesman. “The support we have all shown

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