Local diner offers discount to officers and CHL holders to show support for law enforcement

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – Following an incident at a downtown restaurant that drew national attention, a local diner is running a promotion showing support for law enforcement and Concealed Handgun License holders.

Today through Saturday, August 3, Tip Top Cafe is offering a 30-percent discount to law enforcement personnel in uniform and anyone presenting a CHL.

Tip Top Cafe’s General manager Cecilio Ojeda wants everybody to know that law enforcement and CHL clientele are always welcome at the landmark diner on Fredericksburg Road.

The promotion comes after Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse asked a San Antonio police officer to leave Saturday night because he was carrying a gun. The restaurant chain has since apologized.

Fogo de Chao has issued a statement saying,”We made a mistake by asking him to leave and sincerely apologize to the officer and to the San Antonio Police Department for this unfortunate lapse in judgment. We are working hard to address and correct the matter, and that includes us apologizing directly to the officer and training our team members on the laws in relation to firearms on business premises. We support, respect and appreciate everything our law enforcement does to keep us safe, every day.”

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