While this pandemic has completely upended and devastated the restaurant industry, it’s also provided a moment to contemplate where the industry could and should go from here.
This week on Eater’s Digest we’ve compiled some of our favorite clips from our recent package ‘What Now, Predicting the Future of Restaurants,’ on Eater.com. We hear from San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Soleil Ho on what she’s hopeful about. Seattle chef and restaurateur Eric Rivera discusses how small business’ can adapt. LA chef Keith Corbin talks about about the growing expectations for chefs. Academic Krishnendu Ray highlights the need for socialized medicine in the restaurant industry. And New York chef and restaurant-owner Lucas Sin focuses on what mom and pop restaurants can learn from fast food giants.