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    Gov. Cuomo Now Dictating Food Portions if You Want to be Served Alcohol

    Gov. Cuomo Now Dictating Food Portions if You Want to be Served Alcohol

    The last thing a bar or restaurant needs to do right now is to turn away customers.
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    The coronavirus is giving those in charge like New York Gov. Cuomo the confidence to become a dictator.

    Cuomo is now forcing regulations on food portions. You have to order “substantive” food in order to receive alcohol.

    The pandemic has caused so many places to close up and a lot of those will never reopen.

    So yes let’s make it harder for people to get back to work! At first, Cuomo said a place has to serve food with alcohol.

    Bars and restaurants did this by having a “$1 menu that include a handful of croutons”


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    But not you have to order “substantive” food in order to receive alcohol.

    Cuomo said:

    To be a bar, you had to have food available. Soups, sandwiches, etc. More than just hors d’oeuvres, chicken wings — you had to have some substance of food. The lowest level of substance of food were sandwiches.”

    Cuomo thinks making someone order substantive food will keep them seated. Billy Binion at Reason pointed out that they could just require people to stay in their seats.

    It also means that these bars have to spend more money in order to comply with Cuomo’s regulations.

    Anne Muldoon, owner of Lowery Bar & Kitchen, explained that some people just wanted “a cocktail, some chips,” and that’s all. But it causes another problem:

    According to Muldoon, the new rules mean bars will turn away customers and that’s the last thing they need now.

    “We have one lady who comes in who has high food allergies. She never eats out, but has a couple glasses of wine and it’s a little freedom and now we have to tell her she has to order food. So she walks out our doors. Every customer counts right now,” she said.

    Plus, Cuomo said places can allow people to eat outside. But you still cannot drink outside.

    This is beyond ridiculous.


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    getsome | July 25, 2020 at 8:12 am

    All communist eventually devolve into idiocy. This retard isn’t any different. Well on a sliding scale of idiocy he may trend toward the higher potential. After all, he is a coumo.

    Someone has to enforce those edicts. That should be a combat assignment.

    Apeon | July 26, 2020 at 1:35 am

    Cuomo, transgender,,,,wants to be everyone’s Mommy

    Joey Williams | August 6, 2020 at 10:45 pm

    Someone can’t read his own NYS government website very well. To wit: the following is straight from-

    New York State Liquor Authority
    Guidance On Requirement that Licensees With On-Premises
    Service Privileges Serve Food With Alcoholic Beverages

    Effective Friday, July 17, 2020


    Q & A

    Q: I operate a restaurant or bar, and I understand that I must serve sandwiches, soups, or “other foods” when a patron orders an alcoholic beverage, can you tell me what constitutes “other foods?”

    A: “Other foods” are foods which are similar in quality and substance to sandwiches and soups; for example, salads, ***wings,*** or hotdogs would be of that quality and substance; however, a bag of chips bowl of nuts, or candy alone are not.

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