Restaurants’ style may change, but purpose won’t
August 11, 2017
Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle
Top: People have lunch at Trou Normand, which offers a charcuterie experience in San Francisco. Owner Evan Rich, above, finds that his customers at RT Rotisserie mostly want to be left alone with their phones or friends.
Top: People have lunch at Trou Normand, which offers a charcuterie…
Today much of what was once familiar is changing, impacted by technology: Brick-and-mortar retail stores are struggling in the shadows of eBay and Amazon, and businesses such as Blue Apron, which delivers prepared ingredients to your home, are affecting how we cook at home.
It’s tempting to think that the restaurant of the future will become something different entirely.
But I would argue that, in fact, these…