Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Stay-at-home and social distancing orders across America meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus have put restaurant dining on hold, forcing many to close and leaving others barely surviving.From large chains to mom-and-pop eateries, restaurants are increasingly turning to grocery sales.The National Restaurant Association says the industry has lost 3 million jobs and $25 billion in sales since March 1.Spokeswoman Vanessa Sink said 3 percent of restaurants have closed permanently and another 11 percent expect to do so by the end of the month.The move to grocery sales has been swift.The idea is catching on nationwide. John Randall, general manager at Salt + Smoke restaurant, wears a mask and gloves as he takes an order over the phone Friday, April 10, 2020, in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGEGrocery items sold by restaurants vary greatly. Some offer mostly the types of things already in their pantries, such as meats, vegetables, fruit, cheese, milk and eggs.Union Loafers in St. Louis is opting for quality, even if it means a higher price. The restaurant began selling locally produced goods such as eggs, milk,


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