One Webster Groves drive-in restaurant has seen 30% more curbside orders in recent weeks.
ST. LOUIS — The recent COVID-19 surge has caused some businesses in St. Louis to ramp up their safety protocols while others have shut down to help slow the spread.
On Saturday, Frank Romano and his staff at the Parkmoor Drive-In in Webster Groves could be seen wearing masks as well as some of the guests at tables.
“It’s a serious matter and we want everybody to be safe. We’re following all the protocols here. Keeping it clean. And doing our best,” the general manager said.
The restaurant opened in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 when you could only dine outdoors.
As cases fluctuated, they switched to patio and curbside service until they got a little relief in Summer 2021.
“It felt safer. People weren’t getting as sick and we were allowed to