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Daily Grind Owner seems to be reneging on his offer

We were in negotiations and had reached tentative agreement with the owner about a possible resolution but, now, the owner seems to be reneging on his offer. We had not called off but were not actively promoting a boycott. We hope we did not confuse customers. After the union meeting sunday 9:30pm the situation may well change.
We will post requests for action after a meeting of Daily Grind employees on Sunday evening. Thanks to all for the very generous support.

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phone: phone: 503-231-5488
address: address: Red and Black Cafe, 2138 SE Division St, Portland OR 97202

Thanks, Bill 10.Jan.2002 11:55

a wobbly fan

Thanks for posting updates about this situation to portland indymedia, Bill. There are definitely people out here, like me, who are following this story here since this is one of the only places we can.

And, of course, thank you for all your continuing great work in the community. You are a real asset to Portland !!

We're all in this together... 21.Jan.2002 17:47

HERBivore herbivore420@yahoo.com

Please keep us posted on this topic and any needs you might have, I was dismayed to see the deli closed after New Years, and after a friend passed me info from IndyMedia about my life support system (the Urban Onion) dying an undeserved death my ire is raised.
How *DARE* Wes Perkins use such underhanded, shady tactics and dismantle an integral part of the Hawthorne neighborhood at his whim? Not to mention the impact on 9 deli workers who got to start their new year suddenly jobless.
That deli was the stuff of legend, I don't know how far I could travel before I came across another restuarant with a vegan menu that changed daily, prepared with as much flavor and quality(albeit slightly inconsistent). The mashed potatoes and vegan ginger almond gravy was a blessing that I'm still going through craving withdrawals for.
I had half a mind to start flyering the Hawthorne area with handbills and posters to alert the populace to a boycott of the Grind. After hearing of a possible solution I decided to waylay that idea and wait to see what came of the negotiations... but just say the word, and consider Hawthorne flyered up one side and down the other...

in solidarity,
--
a friend of the Onion

We're all in this together... 21.Jan.2002 17:49

HERBivore herbivore420@yahoo.com

Please keep us posted on this topic and any needs you might have, I was dismayed to see the deli closed after New Years, and after a friend passed me info from IndyMedia about my life support system (the Urban Onion) dying an undeserved death my ire is raised.
How *DARE* Wes Perkins use such underhanded, shady tactics and dismantle an integral part of the Hawthorne neighborhood at his whim? Not to mention the impact on 9 deli workers who got to start their new year suddenly jobless.
That deli was the stuff of legend, I don't know how far I could travel before I came across another restuarant with a vegan menu that changed daily, prepared with as much flavor and quality(albeit slightly inconsistent). The mashed potatoes and vegan ginger almond gravy was a blessing that I'm still going through craving withdrawals for.
I had half a mind to start flyering the Hawthorne area with handbills and posters to alert the populace to a boycott of the Daily Grind. After hearing of a possible solution I decided to waylay that idea and wait to see what came of the negotiations... but just say the word, and consider Hawthorne flyered up one side and down the other...

in solidarity,
--
a friend of the Onion