Fullerton Coffee Shop Owner Says He Was Falsely Accused of Racism on Yelp

A Fullerton, California, coffee shop owner says he was falsely accused of racism online, which left his business in shambles after an already tough year due to the pandemic. Joe Rosati is the owner of The Night Owl coffee shop in downtown Fullerton, where he hosts special nights featuring live music, poetry, and open mic performances. One evening in late July, two college-aged women walked into his store carrying the coffee of a nearby competitor’s shop, sat down at the tables, and began listening to the live music. “I was on the patio, and they walked in, they had our competition’s coffee in their hands, which is just down the street, in a bright orange cup,” Rosati told The Epoch Times, noting that there are signs everywhere in his shop saying outside drinks are not allowed. “So, I walked in and explained they can’t bring outside drinks in. And the …

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