McDonalds – Restaurants Are Back. Which Stocks to Dine Out On.
After more than a year of defensive drive-throughing, Americans are vacuuming the fallen fries from their floor mats and returning to restaurant seats.
In a recent UBS survey, two-thirds of respondents said they are now comfortable eating in restaurants—the most since the start of the pandemic. OpenTable, the reservation service, says that among restaurants that have remained open, the number of seated diners is back up to 92% of the baseline level from two years ago.