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The state of independent restaurants in 2024

Recent years have been a test of survival for independent restaurants. Now as dining rooms have reopened across the country, discover how restaurants are attracting dine-in customers and rebuilding business.

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  • DC passes bill that protects restaurants with service fees from litigation
  • Return-to-office traffic is fueling a catering boom in 2024
  • How is off-premise diner demand evolving? Here’s what the data shows.
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.