Name: Uncle Larry's
Owner: Larry Torrence, 53
Opened: March 2013
Location: 736 M.L. King Blvd., next to Blue Boys
Slogan: "Fish so good it will smack you"
Menu: A variety of fried fish, including tilapia, catfish and shrimp, along with pork chops and other entrees; desserts include red velvet cake
Investment: $3,500 and four months of renovation work
Business story: Torrence, who owns the Jani King No. 9 office cleaning business, says he has always cooked fish for his family members who urged him to turn his avocation into a restaurant career.
Staff: The family-run business includes his brother, Kevin Torrence, and his nephew.
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday
Menu prices: Ranging from $1 hot dogs to plates with two sides for $7.99
-- Compiled by Business Editor Dave Flessner at firstname.lastname@example.org.