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Among the most popular items at Short & Sweet-Tasty Treats are the handmade caramel apples ($8.50). Photo courtesy of Short & Sweet-Tasty Treats
Rubi Agave in Homer Glen has been offering mocktails to go as part of changes many restaurants in the area have been forced to make amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy of Rubi Agave
Bill Jones, Managing Editor
2:00 am CDT March 30, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic is impacting people around the globe — claiming lives and entirely changing the way others live — no businesses have been truly immune to its far-reaching, wide-scale disruptive power.

With statewide dine-in closures, many local restaurants that have thrived on the “experience” of eating within their confines or pulling up a seat at the bar are navigating largely uncharted waters in bringing the food to their customers, be it without interaction outside of their homes or the curbside, and offering pick-up in ways they have not in the past.