• Short Summary

    On Thursday (13 September) New York's largest restaurant, and haven for visitors from all over the world, became the first restaurant in the City to accept payment in any of six foreign currencies: Italian, Japanese, German, French, English and Swiss.

  • Description

    On Thursday (13 September) New York's largest restaurant, and haven for visitors from all over the world, became the first restaurant in the City to accept payment in any of six foreign currencies: Italian, Japanese, German, French, English and Swiss.

    Mamma Leone's -- purveyors of Italian cuisine for five decades--is taking advantage of the recent boom in tourism in the U.S., as foreign visitors open their pocket books in the wake of the devaluation of the dollar.

    Cashiers will compute diners bills being paid in foreign currency by the official exchange rate quoted on the Monday of each week. A spokesman for Restaurant Associates, which owns the restaurant, says once the new system is in operation the restaurant may also accept currencies of Spain and Scandinavian countries.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZFQFADE4AA3Y0J3K4BUFUZIF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZFQFADE4AA3Y0J3K4BUFUZIF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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