The Future of Restaurants? Supermarkets.Touristy TrinketMay 21, 2020CultureFood & Drink0 Comments 01 min read Turning dining rooms into supermarkets is proving to be somewhat effective. To offset losses of high rent and zero income the past few months, restaurants are doing their best to grab whatever income they can.Anxious customers don’t necessarily want to sit down in an enclosed space for 45 minutes ordering food. The fear of catching the virus has been a serious concern and restaurants are innovating by providing an alternative. Most restaurants and cafes in the States have turned into a full marketplaces; household names like Subway have already started selling groceries. “Grocery stores are being decimated, but restaurants and their distributors are sitting on so much product that it would be a shame not to find a way to still feed our guests. The restaurant business is about hospitality.” This latest turn of events is additionally helping bulk food suppliers keep cash flow going. Customers are getting essentials comfortably at their neighbourhood cafe rather than lining up at supermarkets with waiting lines and scrambling to stock up their shopping carts. Touristy TrinketStay connected on the freshest stories shaping the world of food, travel, vetted luxury and more.Follow us on Social.