In reimagining restaurants, everything is possible

Let’s evolve, shall we?

A woman carrying a white plastic bag walks by Paris restaurant JeanneA at night. The restaurant has sidewalk tables.
Jeanne A, a restaurant in Paris, pre-pandemic | by Leslie Brenner

I wonder if any of us fully fathom what the implosion of restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic means for our culture.

From where I sit — to be literal, on an avocado green sofa on the second floor of a townhouse in a moderately affluent urban-residential neighborhood in Dallas — it feels like the world is divided.