Albany eatery offers free food for furloughed federal workers

January 22, 2019 05:29 PM

ALBANY - As the federal government shutdown continues, businesses all across the country are stepping up to help out the hundreds of thousands of federal employees that have been furloughed or aren't being paid.

A new eatery in Albany is joining the list, offering free breakfast to federal employees and their families.


Bishop Avery Comithiar is a well-known fixture in South Albany. He recently opened Avery's Country Kitchen on Second Avenue, serving breakfast, Tuesday through Friday.

The menu features comfort food like omelets, pancakes and egg sandwiches.

For as long as the shutdown continues, anyone with a federal ID is welcome to come in for a hot meal.

On the weekend, Avery's Country Kitchen is open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and federal employees can come and eat for free during those hours as well.


WNYT Staff

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