Chefs and Restaurants

As These Chefs Lost Their Restaurants and Staff, Pop-Ups Meant Survival

Lia Picard

It all started with selling burritos out of the trunk of their car in a gas station parking lot last summer. Yvette Becerra lost two restaurant jobs in Atlanta within a few months, and while they always dreamed of owning a taco shop, opening one at that time was out of the question. But Becerra knew they had to do something. 

“With the pandemic and after losing jobs in the service industry, we...