PEOPLE CAN SPEND MEXICAN PESOS AT U.S. CHAIN
People can now spend their hard-earned pesos — yes, pesos — at an American restaurant. Source: www.thepittsburghchannel.com
A Dallas-based restaurant chain has started accepting Mexican currency, pesos, as payment, according to The Dallas Morning News. The Pizza Patrón chain caters heavily to Hispanics.
The paper reported that restaurant experts and economists believe this is the first food chain with locations so far from the Mexican border that offers the service.
"We’re trying to reach out to our core customer," Antonio Swad, president of Pizza Patrón Inc., told the paper.
He said that people return from Mexico with leftover pesos, and the chain wants to be a convenient place for them to spend the pesos.
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