Tyrades! Are you craving a buffet rebirth?
July 8, 2021
“Buffets Are Back – With New Policies and Gloves,” blared the headline on page 1 of the June 29 Wall Street Journal.
That was welcome news for my pandemic-weary family. I was afraid such wide-open dining would go the way of the dinosaur. (“Look out! The asteroid is headed for the chocolate fountain!” “Mmm…chocolate-covered asteroid…”)
I’m exhausted by all the paranoid workarounds of the past year: mile-long drive-through lines, “grab the takeout bag and get out of our lobby, Typhoid Mary,” St. Bernards bearing kegs of sweet tea, sandwiches fired from t-shirt cannons,...