Are Convenience Stores a Threat to Restaurants?
Forget your grandfather. These aren’t even your father’s convenience stores.
There are menus touting spicy chorizo and smoked Gouda on ciabatta, baked tilapia, and arabica coffee. There’s signage broadcasting terms like artisanal, organic, and free range. And there’s plush interior seating and complimentary WiFi, with reclaimed wood and natural stone design features.