“We haven’t had a profit since February and have bought air purifiers, heaters, a ton of extra cleaning supplies, masks, hand sanitizer and have spent thousands to build and rebuild the outdoor seating area,” Tina Plagos, owner of three Souvlaki GR restaurants in Manhattan told the NY Post.
While New York City remains under a brutal lockdown, Long Island restaurants have fared significantly better as Souvlaki goes on to add. “In Long Island, customers can sit and eat at the bar six feet apart, but in New York City, no one is allowed near the bar. You can’t order a drink at the bar, let alone eat at the bar.”
Talk about a double standard.
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