Despite being able to stay open for take-out orders, America’s restaurants were definitely affected bigly by the economic shutdown. But should they try to recoup some of their losses by up-charging customers?
That is the question.
And it’s a big one.
From New York Post:
The owners of a Missouri restaurant are pleading with people online to stop harassing their employees after a customer posted a photo of their receipt that showed she was charged a “Covid 19 surcharge” for a meal.
The tweet went viral, and Twitter users began hurling insults at the staff of the restaurant for the surcharge, the steakhouse wrote in a Facebook post.Advertisement - story continues below
They wrote that the surcharge was applied because of an increase in the price of meat and poultry because of the coronavirus outbreak.
In case the tweet is deleted, here’s a photo of the receipt…
Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter…
Democrat Joe Biden on President Trump correctly blaming China for lying to the world about coronavirus:
“And so, I, I just don’t, and now he’s trying to play this China card, I mean, I don’t know wh-, I don’t know wh-, eh, eh this is an usual president” pic.twitter.com/tu9xsy6dhG
— Kingsley Cortes (@KingsleyCortes) May 15, 2020
Biden is repeatedly lying about the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic
Biden also says there needs to be board set up to deal with the pandemic, has he never heard of the White House Coronavirus Task Force?
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) May 15, 2020
Mexico records its largest one-day rise so far in coronavirus cases, and health officials say the country is at “the most difficult” moment in the pandemic. There were 2,409 new virus confirmations, the first time that number exceeded 2,000 in one day. https://t.co/UyRn2WEzAY
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 15, 2020
— New York Post (@nypost) May 14, 2020