It's no secret restaurants across the country are obviously trying different methods to cope with the economic times, but one way to get some easy publicity for your gimmick of choice? Go meta and incorporate the depression theme into said gimmicks, because both Edison Lounge's "Soup Kitchen Cocktail Hour" and Luna Park's "Blue Tray Special" have been getting all kinds of national buzz, most recently in USA Today's piece on recession dining. [USA Today]
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