Ghost Kitchens in the pandemic are transforming the meaning of food much like freezers and microwaves before them

Ghost or dark kitchens can be urban warehouses containing multiple small kitchens leased by a restaurant or restaurant’s subcontractor for delivery only, and orders are often delivered by “third-party aggregators” such as DoorDash, Uber Eats or Grubhub. Sometimes restaurant companies launch a virtual brand as a trial balloon, a time-limited, digital-only test run of a concept under consideration for a future bricks-and-mortar restaurant. A virtual restaurant concept also can be produced in an existing bricks-and-mortar restaurant as an ancillary revenue stream — so, a restaurant within a restaurant. Read more (Washington Post)

Patterning the Meaning of Home Spaces / Kitchen

Ghost Trends 2020 / Ghost Food Systems

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