BALTIMORE — On a hot day recently, relief workers with World Central Kitchen passed out boxes of white fish with vegetables to South Baltimore residents.
Few of the recipients had likely heard of Alma Cocina Latina, the trendy Venezuelan restaurant in Canton that prepared the dishes. Nor were they likely to afford the eatery’s $15 arepas or $42 New York prime steak. The meals were free to community members because World Central Kitchen, the Washington based nonprofit, had paid the eatery $10 per dish.
While the coronavirus pandemic has lain waste to much of normal life, it may have given