A family member got a nasty case of COVID last week, right in time for the World Health Organization to declare the global health emergency over. In a way, it reminds me of the bifurcated reality of Baltimore’s dining scene, which is simultaneously seeing major red flags and signs of recovery. While some neighborhoods, particularly suburban areas, are undergoing a restaurant boom, other eateries continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic, whether from a drop in demand, the labor crisis, rising burnout or out-of-control food prices.
The Dish: Do recent restaurant closures signal trouble in Baltimore’s dining scene?
May 10, 2023