PHOTOS Chinese restaurant persists in serving community during COVID-19 pandemic

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Chinese restaurant persists in serving community during COVID-19 pandemic

Xinhua

07:32, July 27, 2020

Photo taken on July 26, 2020 shows the Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers. (Photos: Xinhua/Xu Jing)

People dine in Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States, on July 26, 2020. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers.

A customer pays bill in Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States, on July 26, 2020. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers.

A waitress cleans wine utensils in Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States, on July 26, 2020. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers.

A waitress prepares drinks in Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States, on July 26, 2020. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers.

A customer leaves with his takeaway in Lao Sze Chuan Chicago Downtown restaurant in Chicago, the United States, on July 26, 2020. "Most of our restaurants closed door and stopped takeaway service, out of concern for the safety of the staff," Hu said. "But lots of our old clients, frontline workers in particular, hope we can provide service." Thinking twice, Lao Sze Chuan in Chicago persisted. And the Chinese restaurant has gone beyond that, it started to offer free lunches and dinners to frontline workers.

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