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Don’t Look Back innovates: 'So far, it’s working'

Posted at 7:21 AM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 07:23:02-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Don’t Look Back will have a quiet birthday this year.

The taco joint turned eight years old Tuesday and managing partner Hamooda Shami would have liked to have thrown a celebration. But the restaurant shut down its two locations in Scott’s Addition and Forest Hill, and laid off its 65 employees March 16 in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

So while there isn’t much to celebrate, the restaurant hopes it’ll be able to one day toast the success of what it sees as a novel idea to combat the shutdown, drive revenue in the interim and help its workers. Click here to keep reading on Richmond BizSense.

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