Reader: Denver Needs Restaurants Like Love, Peace & Sol Cafe

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After Gretchen Kurtz talked with Lonni Byrd, chef/co-owner of new vegan soul food restaurant Love, Peace & Sol, many readers echoed this response from Heather: 

Let's goooooo!!!!

But when news broke yesterday that the restaurant is losing its lease on its Park Hill home, the response changed to this from Cheryl: 

Okay, we have to go soon!!

Some readers aren't willing to give up. Says Melanie:

I have to believe that a city the size of Denver can sustain several vegetarian restaurants. Maybe a funding campaign could help. We hate to see you go.

Here's the word from Love, Peace & Sol's Facebook page:

They say all good things must come to an end, and unfortunately Love, Peace & Sol Cafe will be leaving this place that we call home on August 7th. :(. We got the news last week shortly after our Westword feature. We waited to share this because we didn't know then, and still don't know now what our next move will be. Many of you know our desire was to acquire this beautiful space that we have called home for the last 5 months, but it apparently isn't in the cards for us. We are faithful that this is happening because bigger things are in store for us. We know how important and necessary the magic, love, and community that has been created in this space is to all of us, so for the next month, while we are still here we will remain open during regular business hours and will host a series of special events planned to allow all of us to experience the magic just a little while longer. We will post all links to events to this thread, so keep an eye out. If you are wanting to know how you can support us in this transition; continue to support, come to our events, ?#?shareshareshare?, if you haven't come to the cafe and want to support...now is the time, if you have a Groupon... redeem it NOW, if you have a million dollars...we will gladly take that off your hands, if you need a caterer....we got you, if you need a personal chef....we got you, if you need meal planning services....we got you, if you are a fundraiser...inbox us, if you know of another space that you think will be ideal for us....let us know, and if you see us, hug us. :) We appreciate all the LOVE and SUPPORT. ?


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