TULSA - Restaurants across Green Country continue to reopen as power is restored to the area.
Several restaurants, near 41st and I-44, were forced to close due to Tuesday's storm. For many it took until Friday to reopen.
Ricardo's owner, Thomas Hunter, says he attached a generator to his refrigerator and was able to save most of his food, however the restaurant was closed until Friday evening.
"We lost three lunches and two dinners this week, and that's well over 1,000 meals," he said.
Hunter says he's more concerned about his staff who lost tips during the closure than his own person loss. This weekend Hunter hopes the community supports wait staffs around the area.
"You know, if you're out and about in Tulsa and you have a favorite that you know has been out of power, slip in there and eat a meal," he said. "If you feel like giving a server a little extra money, that'd be great."
Ricardo's will be open for its first full day since the storm on Saturday.
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