LGBTQ+ Owned

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

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Restaurants

The Queer Nostalgia Behind California’s Best Bagel

The place that’s revitalizing the bagel scene in California is too traditional to make a rainbow bagel — but during Pride they do throw one on a hat.

6/4/24
11 min read
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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.

10/12/23
8 min read
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The Power Couple of 13th Street

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

1/6/23
8 min read
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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.

6/7/22
4 min read
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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.

6/5/22
6 min read
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At Humphry Slocombe, Ice Cream Is a Medium for Self-Expression

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

5/31/22
5 min read