In case you haven’t heard, the SE is experiencing a severe gasoline crisis due to hurricane Ike, with stations closed and long lines when one does open with a supply.
Returning from lunch today, I purposely took the route that passed my favorite BP station, in hopes that they may have had a delivery during the morning. Sure enough, there was a line in the access lane approaching the station, and an orange-vested guy directing traffic. I fell into line behind the last car, approximately two blocks from the station.
After about half a block, I passed our favorite Chinese restaurant, Chin Chin. Out front there was a handwritten sign out front:
“CALL! CALL! 678-560-5550 CHIN CHIN We will deliver food to your car while you waiting for gas!”
The restaurant industry is suffering because of the economy; and here in the SE because of the gas shortage. My friends at Chin Chin addressed both on one hand painted sign,