87 Year-Old Italian Eatery’s Facebook Post Goes Viral After Asking Fans to Support Its Neighbors

Dec 18, 2020 341

BY: Joy Summers

DeGidio’s is an icon of the West 7th neighborhood, known and loved throughout St. Paul, but it was still surprising when a heartfelt Facebook post yesterday, went viral. The post was simply asking the restaurant’s fans to support businesses in the area. It has since been shared over 2,700 times and according to the DeGidio’s family, it’s been viewed by something like 300,000 people.

“The restaurant business is like a boat at sea with a bunch of holes. You just work on fixing the biggest holes first and hope you don’t sink. The seas are rough for all of us independent restaurants at the moment and our boats are sinking,” the post reads.

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SOURCE: https://twincities.eater.com

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