Owner Of San Francisco’s Popular New Delhi Restaurant Hopeful Despite Pandemic – CBS San Francisco


SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — A popular Indian restaurant in San Francisco that has hosted presidents, royalty, and ‘A list’ celebrities was on the brink of closing during the pandemic.

As pandemic pressure nearly shut down The New Delhi Restaurant, Ranjan Day’s restaurant of 33 years, he started feeling the heat.

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“I was totally lost. I was not getting anywhere. I was not getting the PPP and I was not getting the loans. Nothing,” said Dey.

He recalled when President Bill Clinton visited the restaurant and even took a question from Dey’s daughter.

“He sits down on this chair, to get to her level. ‘Yes honey what do you want to know? She’s like ‘do you like broccoli?’” said Dey.

He hasn’t shared a restaurant tradition publicly until now: Whenever someone famous dines…

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