The History of Feminist Restaurants

When I fell in love with my husband, I heard so many stories of his badass Grandma Esther, who ran a bar & restaurant and used it to support her family in a time when working women were uncommon and where there was little accountability for men who “stepped out” on their families.

I loved this article that popped up on my feed today about Dr. Alex Ketchum, who is mapping America’s forgotten feminist restaurants, and I wanted to take a moment today to share it with you….

“The feminist restaurant was “a place where community could be built around food,” Ketchum says. “Places where cooking wasn’t antithetical to women’s liberation.”

Read the article here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/feminist-restaurants

For more info: http://www.thefeministrestaurantproject.com/

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