‘I’d still prefer to sit outside’: restaurants open indoor dining to hesitant New Yorkers

Restaurants open at 25% capacity, but many people are reluctant to return and some owners say the opening may not be enough to secure a future

With Plexiglas partitions, UV lights and improved ventilation, New York City restaurants are opening up indoor dining to 25% of their pre-Covid-19 capacity today.

Whether the diners will come remains to be seen but six months since the city was put into lockdown, the restaurant industry has its back to the wall.

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