How not to start a restaurant business

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I’m not going to get into the arguments of cultural appropriation, but this example of a Chinese restaurant “startup” (WTF, don’t call restaurants startups), gone wrong is a great example of where someone thinkgs they’re being quaint, savvy, smart and have it blow up in their face.

I don’t take glee in this.

I don’t get the impression the founder(s) had any malicious intent, but more of a situation of plain ignorance (a little bit of unknowing arrogance thrown in).

The question is, what lessons can YOU learn from this debacle?

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