More entrepreneurs should be starting (and more VCs should be funding) “pay what you can” restaurants in the US. There are many such places in Dubai and Saudi Arabia (some were started by expats) where anyone can have a meal and pay what they are able to afford.
Some “pay what you can/want” restaurants from around the world: https://www.roadaffair.com/pay-what-you-want-restaurants/ …
For 9 years, Panera Bread ran a non-profit bakery in multiple locations, running solely on donations where guests pay what they can. But then it got “mobbed” by students who ate without paying and by the homeless and so it shuttered them down this year. https://www.eater.com/2019/2/5/18212499/panera-cares-closing-pay-what-you-can-restaurant …
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