Restaurants owners mix it up to stay in business

Adapting has become the new normal for restaurateurs, but not all changes are bad

The restaurant business is trying to adapt, once again, to what the coronavirus is serving. Business owners are operating under indoor capacity restrictions, so they’re keeping outdoor dining available for another season or two — even in the cold weather. The outdoor setup is not cheap, though, and restaurants are getting creative in finding new ways to serve their customers. For some, these spaces are greenhouses, for others they’re individual dining tents. But infectious disease specialists warn these accommodations should only be for diners who live together. Correspondent Joanna Gagis reports.

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