PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Yelp released grim numbers on the future of restaurants.
Yelp’s report found 60 percent of restaurants that closed temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic are now closed permanently. While many tried to adapt to online ordering and curbside pickup, the drop in business was too much.READ MORE: How To Maintain Healthy Relationships, Exercise Proper Etiquette With Your Neighbors
Yelp found that clubs and bars are closing at even higher rates.READ MORE: Father, Sons Displaced After Harrison Twp. House Fire
Emily Catalano’s website GoodFoodPittsburgh.com has been following the opening and closing trends in the Pittsburgh Restaurant scene.MORE NEWS: Trial Set To Begin For Former Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vazquez
“It is on the brink of devastation, honestly,” she told KDKA.