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In Another Blow to Restaurants, Home Cooking During Covid Is Here to Stay

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Photographer: Max Delsid

Here’s more bad news for restaurants: Many Americans who cooked more at home during the pandemic aren’t planning to stop.

Nearly a third of U.S. adults said they plan to cook at home even more than they do now once stay-at-home recommendations have lifted, a blow to an already limping food-service industry that had hoped consumers would return in droves. Only 7% plan to cook less once the economy fully reopens.