American life has changed significantly since March 2020—including our eating habits. Many local restaurants have seen business crumble as indoor dining has been allowed and then disallowed, repeatedly. Meanwhile, the dining scene upheaval has created opportunities for fast food chains. Having the ability to efficiently serve customers via drive-thrus, delivery services, and expensive technology has made them well equipped to survive this pandemic.
Fast food sales are up. In fact, fast food chains have improved their offerings, made it more convenient to order their food, and are reimagining what their restaurants will look like when things return to normal.