Michigan Restaurants Have Used QR Code Menus Since March 2020
Even though I'm a bit on the old school way of thinking, I've been really trying to keep up with as much new tech stuff as I can these days.
Thanks of course to the help of my son and daughter. Aubrey and Blake keep me in the loop when it comes to all the new tech savvy stuff so I can occasionally look like I know what I'm doing.
And this also includes using QR codes at restaurants. Am I down with this 100 percent of the time? No, not really, but I'm doing my best.
Most of the time when my wife and I go to a local restaurant in the Greater Lansing area, we both tend to lean toward the old school paper laminated menu. Our kids always find it amusing that we don't use QR codes.
According to mlive.com:
Half of all full-service restaurants have introduced QR code menus since March 2020, according to the National Restaurant Association. Like a square barcode, QR codes contain data that can be scanned to take someone directly to a website.
Let's face it, many restaurants continue using QR codes rather than paper menus even though using them is still okay.
Just to be clear, my wife and I have used QR codes a couple of times at local restaurants and we found it fairly easy to navigate through the menu to place our order.
It's really not that bad at all. My wife and I are going to continue using both the paper menus and QR codes until we get more comfortable with the whole process.
Mlive.com also adds:
About 58% of adults say they expect to access a restaurant menu on their phone or through a QR code, according to the National Restaurant Association. As they become commonplace, cybersecurity experts say people should be smart about scanning.