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  1. reopening
    Indoor Dining Postponed Indefinitely in New York CityIt’s the only sensible thing to do.
  2. closings
    Momofuku Will Close Three RestaurantsNishi and CCDC will close, while Ssäm Bar will move way, way downtown.
  3. coronavirus
    Would You Risk Your Life for a Waffle?Restaurant dining rooms are starting to reopen. Surprisingly, customers are showing up.
  4. the grub street diet
    Comedy Writer Bess Kalb Finally Made #TheStew“I just said out loud to myself, ‘It’s time.’”
  5. coronavirus
    Sweetgreen Will Also ‘Return’ Its $10 Million PPP LoanThe news comes a few days after Shake Shack announced that it would do the same.
  6. coronavirus news
    De Blasio Wants Grocery Stores to Make Face Masks Mandatory for Customers“I’m asking every store to put up a sign that you’re required to wear a face covering.”
  7. the underground gourmet
    Shopping Like a Chef, Eating Like a CivilianBulk quantities, incomplete orders, and pristine produce: What happens when restaurant suppliers brave home delivery.
  8. coronavirus news
    More Than 40 Grocery Workers Have Died From COVID-19And 1,500 more around the United States have tested positive for the virus.
  9. feature
    When the Restaurants Closed, They Cooked for Each OtherChef Ignacio Mattos had just earned a Michelin star. Now he’s struggling to feed his staff.
  10. coronavirus
    Delivery Was Never Going to Be the Answer“We’re doing maybe $50, $100 a day.”
  11. coronavirus news
    Amazon Fires Employee Who Led Staten Island StrikeChris Smalls said he was fired on Monday afternoon shortly after leading a walkout.
  12. helpful advice
    How to Grocery Shop Right Now, According to ExpertsDoctors and epidemiologists offer their tips for staying safe.
  13. coronavirus
    Whole Foods Workers Planning Nationwide Sick-out Protest on TuesdayTheir demands include increased hazard pay and health-care coverage for all workers.
  14. coronavirus news
    Why Amazon and Instacart Workers Are Striking TodayWorkers at the online retail giant’s Staten Island warehouse are walking out today.
  15. coronavirus
    How New Yorkers Are Organizing to Help Their Neighbors During the Pandemic“Just because we’re doing social distancing, that doesn’t mean you have to do emotional distancing.”
  16. coronavirus
    Congress’s $2 Trillion Relief Package Offers Hope to RestaurateursThe package allocates $350 billion to help small businesses pay employees.
  17. rip
    Chef Floyd Cardoz Has Passed AwayHe had tested positive for the coronavirus.
  18. coronavirus news
    Farmers’ Markets and Liquor Stores Qualify as Essential BusinessesThey’ll remain open following Governor Andrew Cuomo’s order for all nonessential workers to stay home.
  19. coronavirus
    New York Won’t Delay Sales Tax PaymentNew York chefs had made a last-ditch effort begging the state government to do so after the restaurant shutdown.
  20. coronavirus
    With No Other Options, Desperate Restaurant Owners Turn to the Public for HelpWithout government support, some of the city’s restaurateurs have set up GoFundMe pages to help the staffers they were forced to lay off.
  21. shutdown diaries
    We Opened Our Dream Restaurant — Coronavirus Forced Us to Shut It Two Days Later“We were basically down to our last dollars before opening.”
  22. shutdown diaries
    Can a 100-Year-Old Restaurant Survive This Shutdown?Nom Wah’s future hangs in the balance.
  23. coronavirus
    The Restaurant Industry Could Lose 5 to 7 Million JobsA new proposal from the National Restaurant Association offers a dire look at what workers face.
  24. coronavirus
    New York’s Booze Deliveries Are SkyrocketingBusiness is up almost five-fold.
  25. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer Has Now Laid Off 80 Percent of His StaffTwo thousand more hospitality workers are jobless as of today.
  26. coronavirus
    Grocery Stores Are Designating ‘Seniors-Only’ Shopping TimesBut some experts express concern about the idea.
  27. coronavirus
    Who Are the People Who Deliver New York’s Food?“Right now, I don’t have a choice. I can’t take a day off.”
  28. coronavirus
    Restaurants Are Begging for Help. Is Anyone Even Listening?Calls for some sort of stimulus package have been met with a deafening silence.
  29. coronavirus
    Here’s How Delivery and Takeout Alcohol Sales Will WorkThe New York State Liquor Authority is temporarily allowing bars and restaurants to add alcohol to their takeout and delivery menus.
  30. shutdown diaries
    Closing Restaurants Is the Right Call. Now the Government Must Save Them.“We went from a little money in the bank to bled dry. It was not a slow, steady decline — it was a straight drop.”
  31. coronavirus
    Restaurant-Workers Organization Starts Coronavirus Relief FundThe Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation is helping those affected by the crisis.
  32. coronavirus
    Mayor Announces Bar and Restaurant Shutdown in New YorkServices will be limited to food delivery and takeout only.
  33. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Fears Leave NYC Restaurant Workers Particularly VulnerableAs business drops, jobs are being lost.
  34. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer’s Restaurants Will Close in the Wake of Coronavirus“We are focused on making tough and prudent decisions now in full hopes of a return to business when the current health emergency permits.”