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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City restaurants reopened indoor dining at 25% capacity on Wednesday, welcoming patrons hungry for food and company in the pandemic with tight safety measures in candle-lit rooms and behind kitchen doors. Slideshow ( 5 images ). At Il Gattopardo, an upscale Southern-Italian restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, owner Gianfranco Sorrentino said extreme health precautions were essential to pull his eatery through one of his toughest times in the business in 30 years. “We change the mask every 15, 20 minutes,” Sorrentino said of the waiters serving diners who were sipping red wine at white-cloth covered tables. “Everybody has to wash their hands every 15, ... Full story

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