How to lower your coronavirus risk while eating out: Restaurant advice from an infectious disease expert

It's hard to eat while wearing a face mask, and social distancing isn't easy in restaurants' normally tight quarters. An infectious disease expert offers some tips on what to look for to stay safe.

Thomas A. Russo, Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York • conversation
May 21, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus food pandemic social-distancing economy restaurants cdc disease-transmission

How to stay safe from coronavirus while eating out: Restaurant advice from an infectious disease expert

It's hard to eat while wearing a face mask, and social distancing isn't easy in restaurants' normally tight quarters. An infectious disease expert offers some tips on what to look for to stay safe.

Thomas A. Russo, Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York • conversation
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus food pandemic social-distancing economy restaurants cdc disease-transmission

Will dine-in restaurants survive the pandemic?

Restaurants may look very different after COVID-19. Besides changing the way we eat out, the pandemic may be the end for many restaurants, an expert says.

Katherine Gianni-Boston University • futurity
May 19, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: business covid-19 food jobs restaurants society-and-culture social-lives

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Restaurants have always been about more than feeding city residents. During the 1918 flu pandemic, they were kept open as sites of social solidarity.

Rebecca L. Spang, Professor of History and Director, Liberal Arts and Management Program (LAMP), Indiana University • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  coronavirus  history  food  coronavirus-2020  france  restaurants  public  1918-flu-pandemic

Stealing at work can be contagious

Stealing at work can spread among resturant employees, research finds.

Chuck Finder-WUSTL • futurity
Sept. 27, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: jobs restaurants money society-and-culture crimes

Restaurant ads about animal welfare don’t move customers

"...when it comes to animal welfare, it doesn't matter how the message is delivered. Customers don't care."

Austin Fitzgerald-Missouri • futurity
Aug. 28, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: food advertising restaurants consumers society-and-culture

Complex rules for businesses are easier to break

"The takeaway here is that the way rules are designed matters, too..."

Liz Entman-Vanderbilt • futurity
May 12, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: business restaurants society-and-culture laws

Restaurants spew out lots of aerosol pollution

Restaurant exhaust is a big source of organic aerosol pollution, tests show.

Lisa Kulick-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
Feb. 5, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: pollution food restaurants emissions earth-and-environment

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