Fig & Olive’s layoffs, lawsuits and piles of dirty dishes

March 18, 2016

Like those pictures of garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut, the stacks of dirty dishes that were left when the Fig & Olive restaurant chain lost its hot water at its West Hollywood location this past Nov. 17-18 don’t look too appealing.

Without hot water, the Fig & Olive on Melrose Place was forced to closed down for 24 hours. It was probably then that most of the unflattering pictures were snapped.

They became part of  a profile by the Washington City Paper newspaper on Fig & Olive. It focuses on recent layoffs at the restaurants along with the…