While many city restaurants are offering new discounts and specials to entice recession-minded diners, there is one important recession special that is going up. A new price hike a Gray's Papaya: "...the downturn will soon force a shift in one aspect of the recession special: the price. This week, the special will rise to $4.45 from $3.50, Mr. Gray said. 'Tell them I’m weeping as I do it,' he said..." [NYT]
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