In 1988, Po ‘ Folks filed for bankruptcy. As a result, the Po ‘ Folks restaurants were sold, and the remaining assets continued to operate as DavCo. As of 2019, eight PoFolks operate in the Southeast, seven of which are owned by Peter Sostheim in the Panhandle of Florida and Enterprise, Alabama, and one in St.
Folks Southern Kitchen, a restaurant chain with three locations in metro Atlanta, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Conyers-based company reported liabilities of between $500,000 and $1 million, and less than $50,000 in assets.
But despite a major renovation in August 1993, owner Clint Wittner cited slumping business and high debt as he closed the doors for the last time on Dec. 2, 1994. Seven Po Folks diners remain in operation, all in the Florida panhandle.
Great breakfast – Po ‘ Folks .
Folks is not–at least it hasn’t been since Chaucer’s time–an exact synonym for people. Whereas people is a standard word that may be used in any context, folks is a colloquialism with definite connotations. Folks generally suggests a certain warmth and “down home” flavor.