LGBTQ+ Owned

Discover restaurants, shops, and retailers owned by LGBTQ+ individuals, for communities of all types.

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Restaurants

The Owners of Brooklyn’s Bogota Latin Bistro Refused to Give Up

How two restaurateurs faced rejection after rejection after rejection… and ultimately found success.

8 min read
10/12/2023
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Restaurants

The Power Couple of 13th Street

Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran have built an empire in Philadelphia’s Midtown Village.

8 min read
1/6/2023
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Restaurants

Chicago’s Boystown Needed More Gay Bars. John Dalton and Stu Zirin Answered the Call.

Their Chicago bars welcome and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community all year long.

4 min read
6/7/2022
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Restaurants

Drag Brunch Means Community at R House in Miami

Owners and husbands Rocco Carulli and Owen Bale bring Latin food and drag flair to Wynwood.

6 min read
6/5/2022
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Restaurants

At Humphry Slocombe, Ice Cream Is a Medium for Self-Expression

Founders Sean Vahey and Jake Godby create community through ice cream.

5 min read
5/31/2022
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Restaurants

A Bagel Shop Where Pride Is Baked Into Every Order

For Baz Bagel owner Bari Musacchio, LGBTQ+ pride is more than rainbow bagels.

2 min read
5/31/2022