In winter 2010, Frank Bragg was living large. He’d parlayed his years of corporate restaurant experience into a tony position with Metrotainment Cafes, owners of such local gay restaurant hubs as Einstein’s and...
The way to art lovers' hearts is through their stomachs, or so the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus is hoping as it launches its new supper club Tuesday, May 10.
Gay-owned Radial Cafe will be cooking up the entrees and drink specials for $40 with proceeds benefiting AGMC as well as Actor's Express.
"The Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus is launching a fundraiser in the form of a supper club. The proceeds from each dinner will be shared with another nonprofit organization. Our first partnership is with Actor's Express! We're joining forces with Frank Bragg, owner of Radial Café, to create a special night celebrating the arts. Please join us!" states the AGMC website announcing the May 10 dinner.
Gay-owned Radial Café has been named a state winner of the 2011 Restaurant Neighbor Award granted by the Georgia Restaurant Association and is now in the running for a national award.
Other state winners are AmRest LLC (Applebee’s), Arby’s Restaurant Group, Homegrown Restaurant Concents that includes Doc Chey’s Noodle House and Osteria 832.
The Georgia Restaurant Association recognized Radial Café for its many community service projects, including serving Christmas dinner to 65 homeless children who are supported by CHRIS Kids. Each child received also received a "Christmas Day Gift Bag" with movie tickets, candy and mittens.
Also, for the past decade, Radial Café has fed 180-200 members of the LGBT community walking in the Martin Luther King Day Parade. Radial Cafe also was instrumental in helping For the Kid in All of Us through its annual projects Backpack in the Park and Toy Party, helping the nonprofit collect more than 5,000 toys for Christmas and 1,600 backpacks filled with school supplies in the summer to be given to children in need.