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A Pound Of Flour To Go? Restaurants Are Selling Groceries Now

Some restaurants are adding toilet paper, fresh vegetables and other staples to their menus. They rely on different supply chains than grocery stores, so there's still plenty of yeast to be had.
A growing number of restaurants are offering produce, dry goods and pantry staples to customers, in addition to their normal menu items. It helps customers buy essential items, provides restaurants with a source of revenue — and addresses a sudden disconnect in America's food supply chains. Source: Max Posner/NPR

Thai food and toilet paper. Fish and chips and flour. A bistro box ... of local produce.

With their sitdown dining rooms shut down, a growing number of restaurants are expanding into groceries, as a source of much-needed cash in this crisis.

For customers, it's an opportunity to grab a few necessities without needing to brave a crowded store (or fight for a coveted grocery delivery slot.) And

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