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The Food Industry's Pandemic Pivot

Nov 5, 2020

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The coronavirus rocked the food industry. A trade survey estimates that one out of six restaurants has faced permanent or long term closure since March.

Baltimore magazine food editor Jane Marion tells us how local eateries are improvising and preparing for an uncertain winter. Read last month's cover issue, "The Great Restaurant Reinvention," here.

And Emily Lerman and Aishah Alfadhalah, two of the founders of Mera Kitchen Collective, tell us about their shift to a massive meal-distribution effort.