There Are Many Bodegas in NY City, and Lots of Them Sell Food

Bodegas” are a common site in New York City, and in fact are practically a NYC institution. But what, exactly, is a bodega? They’re a convenience store. They’re a mini supermarket. They’re often a sandwich shop. Sometimes they sell bagels. They are the “everything” store for New York City.Bodegas can sell many different things.

If you think about it, this makes sense. The word “bodega” is the Spanish for “warehouse”. So, in fact, based on that, they could sell anything at all that you might find in a warehouse – from clothing to jewelry to tins of beef to kids’ toys to tires for your car.

In practice, they tend to stick to the sorts of things mentioned earlier, so they are more like a convenience store come sandwich shop. Some have a small restaurant included as well. In the early 20th century, Spanish-speaking people arrived in New York in large numbers, and they brought this word with them to describe small stores selling a variety of items including packaged food, beverages, cigarettes, newspapers, and candy. When prohibition was repealed, many also started to stock beers.

Premises With A Specific Style And Design

When you hear the word “bodega” today, you tend to think of a specific style of design. This includes red and yellow awnings (“cold cuts and cold beer”), a variety of window ads, and a small sign advertising the presence of an ATM in back. The stores are usually small, and often (but not always), on a corner.

When you run a bodega, or any other shop that sells food – particularly if it is going to be eaten on the premises – you will also need linens, aprons, tablecloths, and so on, and this is why, at Stamford Uniform and Linen, we provide a linen service for a bodega. Essentially, it’s part of our restaurant linen service line of business.

In the same way as if you ran an upmarket restaurant, you still need much the same in the way of linens, and our linen service for a bodega is designed to ensure that you get your linens on time every week, wherever you may be in New York. We cover a range of 50 miles from our HQ in Stamford, CT, which includes Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn, NY.

Let’s face it: when you are handling food and drink, cleanliness is of the essence. You can’t serve food and drink without sparkling clean tablecloths, napkins, and so on, and your wait staff also need to be clean and well-presented. So, we take very great care to see to it that our linen service for a bodega provides you with what you need, on time, with no excuses.

You will also be delighted to know that we are price competitive with other services in the New York area. So, give us a call, and we will send one of our representatives out to see you and give you a completely free quote.

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