• rebound 5 mins ago

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 7: Tour Company Bridges The Gap Between New York's Past, Present and Future

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound 21 mins ago

    ‘Finding Solutions': As San Diego Birria Taco Shop Nears Opening, Chef Faces Shortages

    The Michelin-recognized chef behind the cult favorite bone marrow birria tacos is moving her San Ysidro location to Old Town, San Diego as well as opening a Baja-inspired seafood restaurant. She takes us along the journey.

  • rebound 21 mins ago

    Opening a Restaurant When Ingredient Supply Chains Get Jammed

    San Diego Chef Priscilla Curiel has everything she needs to open her new restaurants, Tuétano Taqueria and Mar Rustico: she has the perfect locations, she has her carefully crafted recipes, she has the vision. The only thing she’s missing is a steady supply of ingredients, as the pandemic supply chain problems hit her Michelin-recommended birria tacos.

  • rebound Nov 29

    Bridge the Gap: How Tourism Can Transform Your Community

    One NYC tour operator is utilizing tourism as a tool to financially support other small businesses while hoping to inspire visitors to learn more about the untold history surrounding the Big Apple. Stacey Toussaint is the president and founder of Inside Out Tours, a Black woman-owned tour company with a social mission to elevate marginalized voices. To Toussaint, tourism is…

  • rebound Nov 29

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 6: Holiday Prospects Melting Amid Supply Chain Delays

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound Nov 29

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 5: What Writing Music & Running a Restaurant Have in Common

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound Nov 24

    Tour Company Bridges The Gap Between New York's Past, Present and Future

    Any New Yorker will tell you that you can “fuhgeddaboudit” but there are some things we shouldn’t simply forget, especially in light of the pandemic, social justice movement and political unrest. For New York City’s Inside Out Tours, they’re on a mission to make sure tourists leave with a better understanding of the past, present and future of the city,...

  • rebound Nov 25

    San Diego Chef Reflects on Pandemic As She Opens New Birria Taco Shop

    The Michelin-recognized chef behind the cult favorite bone marrow birria tacos is moving her San Ysidro location to Old Town, San Diego as well as opening a Baja-inspired seafood restaurant. She takes us along the journey.

  • rebound Nov 24

    What Writing Music & Running a Restaurant Have in Common

    San Diego’s revered chef Priscilla Curiel has a lot on her plate: between managing her restaurants, Tuétano Taqueria and Mujer Divina, opening a new seafood spot, finding ways to keep the lights on and payroll going, and being present for her family, Curiel has found juggling everything more challenging during the pandemic. But the one thing she can always rely...

  • rebound Nov 23

    Miami Chocolatier Faces Holiday Prospects Melting Amid Supply Chain Delays

    Country-wide supply chain delays mean Miami chocolate manufacturer Exquisito Chocolates may not have enough cardboard boxes to ship out holiday orders. The owner of the business, Carolina Quijano, shows us what she’s had to do to keep up with the demand from Thanksgiving and Christmas sales.

  • rebound Nov 29

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 3: Florida Chocolatier Turned to Lucky Charms to Survive Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound Nov 23

    Know Your Rights: New NYC Virtual Tour Examines Past Injustice & Aims to Educate

    One small business is changing the game when it comes to classic New York City tourism by putting a spotlight on the moments in history where civil rights were at risk. Know Your Rights: From the Central Park Five to the Present is a new virtual experience hosted by Inside Out Tours, a full-service DMC and receptive tour operator offering…

  • rebound Nov 29

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 2: A Chef's Recipe for Success After Pandemic Shutdowns

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound Nov 19

    Demand for Chocolate During Pandemic Saved This Woman's Business

    Exquisito Chocolates is a chocolate factory in Miami’s Little Havana district thatproduces about 20 tons of cacao a year. Everything is made by hand, from individual chocolate bars and candy to thechocolate Exquisito Chocolates sells to hotels and restaurants. Before COVID-19 hit South Florida, much of the company’s revenue came fromwholesale deals it struck with other businesses, like hotels...

  • rebound Nov 19

    Florida Chocolatier Turned to Lucky Charms to Survive Pandemic

    One of Carolina Quijano’s most popular chocolate bars was one made with Cookie Crisp cereal. But when the pandemic saw grocery stores running low on inventory, that cereal became harder to find. The Miami, Florida, owner of Exquisito Chocolates had to reinvent one of her tried and true recipes with an easier to find cereal: Lucky Charms.

  • rebound Nov 19

    San Diego Chef Behind Michelin-Recognized Birria Tacos Shares Restaurant Opening Journey

    The Michelin-recognized chef behind the cult favorite bone marrow birria tacos is moving her San Ysidro location to Old Town, San Diego as well as opening a Baja-inspired seafood restaurant. She takes us along the journey.

  • rebound Nov 17

    Rebound Season 5, Episode 1: Moving Tourism Forward When a City Shuts Down

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind the scenes of three Black- and AAPI-owned businesses as they fight to overcome pandemic shutdowns, staffing challenges and the delta variant. As the nation continues to battle challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus, companies are…

  • rebound Nov 17

    A Chef's Recipe for Success After Pandemic Shutdowns

    Priscilla Curiel has made a name for herself as the chef who put bone marrow birria tacos on the map in San Diego County. Although she closed down one restaurant due to the pandemic, she’s ready for a new start in Old Town — with not one restaurant, but two.

  • rebound Nov 18

    NYC Tour Company Drives Forward with Diverse Social Mission

    From mutating strains to controversial vaccine mandates, the coronavirus pandemic has forced demanding questions and pressure on New York business. Small business owners are finding ways to survive the virus unknowns and look past the pressing hurdles. Over the summer, Facebook and the Small Business Roundtable conducted a survey with more than 35,000 small business leaders, across 30 countries and…

  • rebound Nov 16

    One Step at a Time: Moving Tourism Forward When a City Shuts Down

    A record 66.6 million tourists visited New York City in 2019 and business was booming for Stacey Toussaint, founder of diversity and inclusion-centered Inside Out Tours. But when the coronavirus pandemic brought the city to a standstill, Toussaint was left to figure out how to keep her tourism business running when there simply were no tourists.

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