Kansas City Restaurant Week Immune To COVID Omicron?!?

As we're all aware, TKC is not a scientist.

Still . . . Even scumbags like your 2nd favorite local basement blogger can apply the scientific method or at least ask this smart-ass question: 

Why is Kansas City crowding people into restaurants at the same time hospitals are clamoring for shut downs, mask mandates have been reinstated and stats are spiking again?!?

Let's make it plain . . . 


If so, we're eager to learn how KC Restaurant Week is protected from the plague but locals must cower in fear at the urging of doctors.

Maybe sitting down at a restaurant is the key to beating the pandemic. 

Apparently, paying top dollar at restaurants somehow allows us to dodge COVID and go mask-less as well. If only for a few moments . . .

Again . . . 

Any scientific explanation might not only further the discourse but help us all move forward amid worsening COVID omicron confusion. 

Seriously . . . I'll accept whatever "the science" says but on the topic of restaurants it's impossible to deny that the guidance is contradictory at best.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

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For Restaurants, What Does 'Fully Vaccinated' Mean Now?

The Omicron wave has forced much of the restaurant industry into a modified shutdown again. Case numbers are skyrocketing, and some restaurants are responding by temporarily closing or pivoting back to delivery and take-out only, in order to keep both patrons and workers as safe as possible.

You decide . . .