Shutdown Hurts NYC Restaurants, Too

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Pointing at people is rude. Photo: Library of Congress/Flickr

D.C. restaurants aren't the only ones affected by the government shutdown: Downtown eateries that rely on patronage from now-furloughed federal employees are trying all sorts of tactics to lure customers, including handing out chicken quesadilla samples on the street. Trying to survive the next couple of weeks of this is impossible," one suffering restaurant owner tells the Post. [NYP, Earlier]