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COVID-19: 6 places in Vancouver to find groceries outside your typical grocery store (SPH)

Caffe La Tana on Commercial Drive is just one place that's getting into groceries. (Photo credit: The Georgia Straight)

Flour, yeast, pasta, and toilet paper: Restaurants and other businesses pivot to meet demand

Who would have ever thought that grocery shopping would become such a major effort, a strategically planned outing requiring laser-sharp focus, careful positioning, and just as much time to unload and sanitize goods as it does to get to the store and actually shop?

Pivot will turn out to be the word of the decade, with all sorts of businesses pivoting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can still order dinners for takeaway or delivery at Pepino’s and Savio Volpe. Both eateries have an option for people to purchase a Healthcare Hero Meal for $20: every meal goes to a health care worker at St. Paul’s Hospital. 

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