Restaurant Owners Declare DOH Grades a Fail

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Earlier today, Diner’s Journal sat in on a public hearing at Lincoln Center in which restaurant owners spoke out against the Health Department’s plan to substitute their current numerical demerit system with scary letter grades. Landmarc’s Marc Murphy, whom you’ll recall spoke against required sick days, sounded alarm bells here, too, saying the move “could turn back the clock on New York as the food capital of the world.”

Restaurateurs Beg City to Drop Report Card Plan [Diner’s Journal/NYT]