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Can Restaurants Make A Comeback?

Season 1, Ep. 11

Will our favorite eateries stage a post-lockdown comeback? Will restaurant dining ever look and feel the same? For answers to these questions along with essential historical perspective, Thomas checks in with longtime Esquire magazine contributor and food journalist John Mariani. Providing essential historical perspective, including details on the birth of restaurants as we know them today, John takes listeners on a journey through the past 150 years and up to the present, making the case for the resiliency of the restaurant industry, even during and post-pandemic.


Have a listen, let us know what you think, and if you have questions for Mister Manners to address, please send them to info@whatmannersmost.com.


To know more about John and his work, please check out the following:


John Mariani's Virtual Gourmet: http://www.johnmariani.com/current-issue/

Virtual Gourmet Newsletter: http://www.johnmariani.com/subscribe/index.html

Twitter: @MarianiJohn


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Thanks so much to "What Manners Most" producer Martin Burgess. Follow Martin @MartinXBurgess on Instagram.


Stay healthy, safe and mannerly, everyone!

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