Restaurant Reactions: How Local Businesses are Staying Afloat


Jing-Jing Szechwan & Hunan Gourmet, a Chinese restaurant located in downtown Palo Alto since 1986, is currently facing difficulties caused by an abrupt decline in business during California’s shelter-in-place order.

Coupa Cafe

Coupa Cafe’s take on solving challenges presented by the novel coronavirus ventures outside of restauranteering and into selling items rarely seen in eateries, such as groceries, gloves and toilet paper.


Dohatsuten Ramen and Tapas, a Japanese restaurant located on San Antonio Road, Palo Alto has adapted to the new environment by upgrading their online presence, which was very limited before.



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