Restaurant sales are a pretty good measure of the economic vitality of cities. This remarkable updated chart of the 46 U.S. cities tracked by OpenTable.com underscores the residual devastation from COVID lockdowns, homelessness, riots, crime, and other anti-business policies by progressive politicians.
Virtually all of the fastest comebacks have been in the cities in red states. Almost all of the steepest declines have been in blue cites and states.
NYC is still in a deep freeze, but Minneapolis is in a league by itself. What the heck is going on there?