Restaurants around the country are scrambling to stay open as a government shutdown drags on and food shortages have grown.
Restaurants are scrambling for survival, as the shutdown dragons on and millions of Americans continue to miss their paychecks.
The White House has not announced any specific closures or changes in staffing, but many have announced they will shut down their operations.
Some have canceled meals.
Others have announced plans to open their doors more often and open other outlets in the meantime.
The White House and many restaurants have been forced to cancel events.
The Obama administration has called for the closure of more than a dozen restaurants across the country, including the nation’s biggest restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. The National Football League is also suspending its games and is offering up to $1 million in cash rewards for any restaurant willing to reopen.