N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg Bans 2-Liter Sodas With Pizza Delivery
WASHINGTON TIMES - Amid New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on big sodas —
taking effect in March — are some details that may have been
Say goodbye to that 2-liter soda with your pizza
delivery, pitchers of soft drinks at your kid's birthday party and some
bottle-service mixers at your favorite nightclub, The New York
The mayor's new rules prohibit restaurants from serving or selling soda in containers larger than 16 ounces.
not fair. If you're gonna tell me what to do, it's no good,"
Steve DiMaggio of Caruso's in Brooklyn borough told The Post.
"It's gonna cost a lot more."
The rules will force consumers
to pay more for smaller containers. Under the ban, they would
have to buy six 12-ounce cans at an average cost of $7.50 to get
an equivalent amount of a $3 2-liter bottle.
venues, such as bowling alleys, will have to ditch their soda
pitchers for parties, and Manhattan nightclubs no longer will be
able to serve large mixers with their bottle service.
God. Seriously?" Lamia Sunti, owner of the swanky West Village
club Le Souk Harem, told The Post. "It's not like one person is going
to be drinking the whole carafe. It's silly."
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