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Dining Bonds — Like War Bonds But For Restaurants

A guest poses for a photo with a wax replica of Uncle Sam at a brand new interactive experience where Independence Day is celebrated every day at Madame Tussauds on July 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds
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When the going gets tough, the tough start thinking of creative solutions.

Hit hard by the coronavirus shut downs, restaurants are doing a bunch of things to try to save themselves. One of them is Dining Bonds.

Inspired by the war bonds the U.S. government sold during both World Wars, these are essentially gift certificates you can cash in for more money at a later date.

Approximately two dozen Southern California restaurants are currently participating.

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Will the initiative help strugglign restaurants and bars? We'll see.