We never thought the most common word we’d connect with successful restaurants wouldn’t be “delicious” — it would be “pivot.”
But pivoting has been one of the keys to surviving in the food world while a statewide stay-at-home order is in place. Figuring out how to sell food when your dining room is closed has been like a musician trying to play in an empty arena.
So far, the great takeout experiment has had winners and losers among Charlotte area restaurants.
Chris Coleman, for instance, had just opened Goodyear House on Feb. 4, six weeks before North Carolina Gov. Roy