Food and drink places gained 1.03 million jobs in six months before seeing negative growth in August.
The food sector's recovery is making ground, but there's a long way still to go.
Seventy percent of dining rooms reopened as of late July.
Most third parties will need to be licensed as well.
Restaurants are staring down declining consumer confidence once again.
Operators have been forced to walk a difficult tightrope over the last 18 months. And that's about to happen again.
NYC is trailblazing a path that might change everything, again.
It's the first major restaurant chain to make the move.