‘Pay-what-you-can’ policy pumps life into hard-hit Northwest restaurant

‘Pay-what-you-can’ policy pumps life into hard-hit Northwest restaurant

The economic downturn seemed to take a while to hit the Pacific Northwest, but it has taken its toll on Brian Petoletti’s Shell Creek Grill & Wine Bar in Edmunds, Wash., over the past four months.

Just north of downtown Seattle, Edmunds has also taken a hit from the machinist strike at Boeing Co., based nearby. As a result, Petoletti has watched the traffic at his two-year-old restaurant decline. Business was down more than 50 percent in recent months, he said.

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