Advertisement
  1. Narratives
  2. /
  3. WriteLane

Pivoting because of the pandemic: WriteLane podcast

What happens when you’re a food critic and all the restaurants shut down because of the coronavirus?
Tampa Bay Times staff writer Helen Freund on assignment during the pandemic.
Tampa Bay Times staff writer Helen Freund on assignment during the pandemic. [ Dirk Shadd ]
Published Sep. 2, 2020

Tampa Bay Times food critic Helen Freund talks about what it’s like having to redefine your beat in the face of a crisis.

Here are links to some of Freund’s recent stories:

Six Tampa Bay restaurant and bar workers share stories of the shutdown

Some Tampa Bay restaurants choosing to close amid safety concerns and dwindling sales

Coronavirus cases up at Tampa Bay bars and restaurants, with little guidance on how to handle

I ate at a restaurant for the first time since March. We’re a long way from normal.

A new episode of WriteLane is available each Wednesday morning on the Times’ website and a variety of places, including iTunes. Go here to listen and subscribe for free on the Podcasts app and iTunes. If you like the show, be sure to leave us a review.

Listen to the podcast below: