London restaurant brings Philly-style love to Thanksgiving lockdown

Nov 26, 2020
One American bar has rolled out all the Thanksgiving must-haves in one easy-to-eat Philadelphia-style sandwich.
JP Teti, owner of the Philadelphia-style restaurant in London called Passyunk Avenue, with his Thanksgiving offer, the Gobbler LOVEbundle.
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The job market is still in recovery, but it's also still losing momentum

Nov 6, 2020
The decline in unemployment has slowed since an early rebound from the first wave of COVID-19 shutdowns.
The manufacturing and construction sectors have done pretty well throughout the pandemic, but But, jobs in travel, hotels and restaurants are still way down.
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Drive-thrus are keeping the restaurant business rolling

Nov 2, 2020
In a pandemic, the less contact with customers the better, and the chains that can pull that off are doing all right.
Drive-thru restaurants are faring better than full-service eateries.
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Texas restaurants are just trying make it through this

Oct 29, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of food industry workers still haven't been able to come back to work.
A group of women have lunch at a restaurant in Austin, Texas, June 26, 2020.
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As restaurants reopen for indoor dining, HVAC systems get an upgrade

Oct 26, 2020
The heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry has seen a boost as some businesses strive to improve indoor air quality to make customers feel safe.
A waiter tends to a diner at a New Jersey restaurant in September. Owners of restaurants, nail salons and other businesses are considering HVAC equipment as they reopen during COVID-19.
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Colder weather is driving diners indoors. But not that many can safely fit.

Oct 23, 2020
It’s been about three weeks since New York City restaurants got approval to serve diners indoors, but only at 25% capacity.
A waiter delivers food to a table at Chelsea Square Restaurant as New York City restaurants open for limited capacity indoor dining on Oct. 1, 2020.
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"You work twice as hard to make half as much”

Oct 21, 2020
For Puerto Rico’s restaurant industry, COVID-19 is just the latest in a series of challenges.
Chef María Mercedes Grubb and her brother John Mercedes, outside their restaurant Gallo Negro in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Gallo Negro's original location closed in December 2019.
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Four generations of family work together on restaurant

Sep 16, 2020
Tess Thomas, owner of Emma's BBQ in Seattle, Washington, uses her mother's recipes at her restaurant.
An employee wipes down a table at a BBQ restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The recovery for restaurants is slowing down

Sep 15, 2020
Roughly 1 in 6 U.S. restaurants are currently closed, and 100,000 may not survive the year.
Yelp reports 31,000 restaurants on its platform have closed, the majority permanently.
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As restaurants liquidate, auctioneers and buyers line up

Sep 9, 2020
Umbrellas and patio furniture are fetching top dollar, and there's a strong marked for used ovens and grills.
A Fuddruckers restaurant in Hialeah, Florida, on March 3, 2018. Luby's Inc. plans to sell its 30 company-owned Fuddruckers.
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