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Chefs In The City: Restaurants Turn To Carryout, Delivery During Coronavirus

sandwich in restaurant takeout container

In a three-week period in March, the nation’s restaurants lost $25 billion and 3 million jobs. That’s according to statistics released by the National Restaurant Association.

Restaurants in Ohio reported a $700 million sales drop since Gov. DeWine ordered them closed in mid-March.

While many have closed, others are getting by with curbside service, home delivery, or new offerings altogether.

Today on All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City, dining in the time of COVID-19 -- from take out options to food trucks and farmers markets.


  • Steve Stover, WOSU food critic
  • Rich Terapak, Sr., WOSU food critic and restaurant blogger
  • John Barker, president and CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association

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