First-ever Mission Restaurant Week aims to help mom-and-pop eateries weather pandemic

Mission Restaurant Week

Several restaurant owners like Sushi Karma's Cyrus Riahi, above, are participating in the first-ever Mission Restaurant Week from March 1 to March 7.

The first-ever Mission Restaurant Week is aiming to support the city’s local restaurants after a challenging 2020, coordinators say.

Lulu’s Boutique owner Jennifer Pugh and Farm Bureau insurance agent TJ Roberts, president and vice president of Mission Business District, respectively, developed the restaurant week concept as a way to support local eateries during COVID-19.