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Is the restaurant industry about to change dramatically?

Last Updated Aug 13, 2021 at 5:29 am EDT

A server brings an order to a customer at a restaurant in Montreal on June 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

In today’s Big Story podcast, food costs more. Employees aren’t returning. Pandemic protocols are costly, but necessary. Indoor dining won’t be full for some time yet. COVID-19 has altered the way restaurants survive and thrive — and it looks like there’s no going back to the past, even after the pandemic ends. So what does the future of your local favourite look like?

GUEST: Corey Mintz, food reporter, author of The Next Supper: The End of Restaurants as We Knew Them, And What Comes After.

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