Queens Conversations: Covid and the Food Industry
In this episode of Queens Conversations, we explore the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on some of the people and organizations that play essential roles in providing food for our communities. We’ll talk with Jonathan Forgash of Queens Together about new approaches to distributing meals and groceries to communities in need. We’ll also speak with Joe Distefano, food writer and culinary tour guide, to get his impressions about what is happening to the diverse global cuisine on offer in our borough. Finally, we’ll hear about the virus’s effects on restaurant operations from Awang, chef/owner of the exciting Awang Kitchen restaurant specializing in Indonesian Asian Fusion and Sushi. Watch and listen to learn what is happening now in the food industry and what we can expect in the future.