Restaurants are doing all they can to reassure customers that they’re clean and sanitary.

Market research firm Datassential has been fielding surveys weekly since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Topgolf Launches Upscale Restaurant Concept

Topgolf Entertainment Group teed up its newest concept in Kirkland, Wash. The Lounge by Topgolf houses a 9,200-square-foot upscale restaurant, bar and lounge with an expansive outdoor patio.

Retail and restaurant real estate markets may share economic indicators but this does not always lead to a direct correlation of their successes, according to results from consumer analytics firm Buxton’s 2020 Retail and Restaurant Real Estate Outlook.

Dickey’s to Open First American Barbecue Franchise in Pakistan

Dallas-based BBQ franchise Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will expand to Pakistan with its first location expected to open in Lahore later this year.

Avocado Restaurant Debuts in Dallas

It would be nearly impossible to have missed the explosion in popularity of avocados. The ubiquitous fruit has taken menus by storm. And Avocados From Mexico (AFM) supplies 84 percent of the U.S. avocado market. To celebrate, the supplier has launched AvoEatery in Dallas, a restaurant concept that serves as a promotional tool for avocados and also as an incubator to test inventive uses and apply lessons to validate consumer interest and share with restaurants.

Restaurant chains are scrambling to find ways to continue operations in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic. Here’s a round-up of some and their solutions.

Fresh research from Datassential notes consumer concerns over dining out remain high but takeout continues to appeal to those willing to venture out.