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How the pandemic is shaping the future of dining

Two restaurateurs on how the pandemic affected their businesses, and why it’s likely to change the way we dine out for years to come.
Samira Mohyeddin, Salome Mohyeddin and Amir Salar Mohyeddin at Banu, their family-run Iranian eatery and commissary in Toronto. (Submitted by Samira Mohyeddin)
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As provinces loosen COVID-19 restrictions, more restaurants are opening back up in some capacity all across Canada. Today, we hear from two restaurateurs about what the shutdown meant for their own businesses, and how they think the pandemic will change the way we dine out for years to come.

Robert Belcham is the chef and owner of Vancouver's Campagnolo, Monarch Burger and Popina Canteen. He's also the president of The Chefs' Table Society of B.C. and host of the Mise-En-Place podcast.

Samira Mohyeddin is the co-owner of Banu, an Iranian eatery and commissary in Toronto. She's also an associate producer at the CBC Radio show The Current.

 

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