Locals might find some solace in hard times worsening for gourmet offering across the nation.
The reality is that luxury prices and great service are hard to justify when the final product is shoved into a greasy Styrofoam container just like far more gratifying tacos or cheeseburgers.
Accordingly, here's public radio attempting to whisper some encouragement things likely aren't going to improve for the restaurant biz any time soon.
Take a listen . . .
With the pandemic having closed nearly 20% of restaurants nationwide, the traditional version of restaurant week is at risk. So restaurants are either opting out or modifying their approach. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Restaurant Week was designed to get diners in the door during the slow post-holiday period.