Email Us:
November 13, 2022

Mello Bistro in Rosebank (Staten Island Advance/Pamela Silvestri)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – It’s been a phenomenally busy few weeks in Staten Island food, mostly restaurant openings. As a result, I’ve been to dozens of places around the county — some brand new, some regulars — plus a few hot dog stands. The owner’s words are mixed, often encouraging and discouraging news delivered in the same conversation.

In order of feedback from the 30 or so owners surveyed: Customer sales are down since August, anywhere from 20 to 50%. Food costs are out of control. Paper products are either wildly expensive or unavailable. Guest checks are reduced, and guests cut back on luxuries such as dessert, an extra round of drinks and large bottles of spring water.

If you purchase a product or register for an account through one of the links on our site, we may receive a fee.

Access to Brainly is 100% free.

Does Brainly free?

Is Brainly free? Yes, both the Brainly app and website are 100% free tools where you can freely ask or answer questions.

Is Brainly OK to use?

Brainly is moderated by a team of volunteers who are peer users as well as teachers, and operates on a code of honor that prohibits plagiarism and stipulates that users publish content from textbooks or materials only with the express permission of the teacher.

How much does Brainly cost?

Brainly Pricing Brainly Plus is currently offered in two different subscription plans: The Semi-Annual Subscription Plan costs $18, billed every 6 months unless cancelled. The annual subscription plan costs $24, billed once a year unless canceled. This option costs an average of $2 per month.