Johnny Lopez
September 17, 2020 - 2:00 am
According to a survey by the National Restaurant Association, close to 100,000 eateries have shuttered either permanently or for a long-term basis.
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Maya Rajamani
September 12, 2020 - 7:30 am
Adults who test positive for COVID-19 are “twice as likely” as adults without COVID-19 to have eaten at a restaurant in the two weeks prior to falling sick, a new CDC study found.
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Marisa Jenkins
September 09, 2020 - 12:02 pm
In a new study, Bid-On-Equipment found that 43% of Americans feel unsafe dining inside of a restaurant while COVID-19 remains a concern, while 65% are spending more money than ever on takeout meals.
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Rob Hart
September 06, 2020 - 7:00 am
A new survey has identified the types of diners who venture out to restaurants during the pandemic. The survey from the restaurant experience website SevenRooms found customers fall into four different categories. Check them out now.
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Brian Kelly
August 15, 2020 - 10:47 am
The metro east is closer to facing tighter restrictions after coronavirus testing positivity rate tops eight percent for first time.
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Johnny Lopez
August 15, 2020 - 10:00 am
The restaurant industry has been seriously affected by the coronavirus pandemic and now a new report is disclosing which national chains are in the most danger of defaulting on their loans.
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Nancy Harty
August 13, 2020 - 11:58 am
The head of an industry group predicts thousands of restaurants in Illinois will close because of COVID-19. The coronavirus has ‘absolutely devastated’ the industry, said Illinois Restaurant Association President Sam Toia.
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Associated Press
July 07, 2020 - 2:32 am
How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic? There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you'll be exposed to the virus. Ordering takeout or delivery is still the safest option for getting restaurant food, according to the U.S...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 4:04 pm
The restaurant industry has suffered devastating losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yelp just released a number of restaurants that closed permanently since March 1.
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 22, 2020 - 11:32 am
As more and more businesses begin to reopen after being shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are left wondering what the proper etiquette is if you want to remain safe while visiting your favorite local spots.
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