The Los Angeles Occasions reported Friday that lately opened NFT-themed burger joint Bored & Hungry not accepts cryptocurrency as a type of fee for its meals.
When questioned, one Bored & Hungry worker informed the Los Angeles Occasions “Not immediately — I don’t know.” The person didn’t give any indication of when the choice was made to chop crypto from the menu of fee choices, nor did they know if crypto funds could be making a return.
Bored & Hungry initially launched again in April of this 12 months. On the time, one employee informed the Los Angeles Occasions that almost all of its clients didn’t appear to care about crypto fee choices, additionally noting that clients have been typically detached to “the restaurant’s constancy to the crypto trigger.”
One other Bored & Hungry restaurant patron informed the Los Angeles Occasions “Folks wish to maintain onto their ethereum. They’re not gonna wish to use it.” Buyer Richard Rubalcaba mentioned, “I don’t know the way [crypto purchases] would work, with the crash.”
Most of the restaurant’s patrons acknowledged that they don’t seem to be hardcore crypto fanatics, and easily frequent the institution for the meals. Buyer Jessica Perez mentioned, “We price this up there with In-N-Out, perhaps even higher.”
Adjustments to venue’s fee insurance policies appear to fall consistent with the overarching crypto and macro economical meltdown transpiring throughout the globe. However by no means worry, hungry crypto customers! You’ll be able to nonetheless go to Chipotle, which started accepting crypto funds earlier in June by way of Flexa. A number of international locations are dealing with relentless laws and scrutiny and there are problems with contagion within the crypto market.
Cointelegraph reached out to Bored and Hungry proprietor Andy Nguyen for clarification on the restaurant’s crypto acceptance, however didn’t obtain a response previous to publication.