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May 19, 2009 05:49 PM

Is Swine Flu affecting your chowhounding? [moved from Outer Boroughs board]

Curious, if people are staying out of restaurants where your food is handles a lot and you sit closely with patrons..anybody changing their routines, especially in Queens?

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  1. No. Just irrational, paranoid media hype. People don't take the precautions they should during influenza season, which is much more contagious with higher morbidity and mortality than H1N1.

        1. I was offered a free trip to New York, air from Oregon, hotel at Hyatt, meals and ground transportation. Supposed to go in two weeks. Was a mutual fund informational meeting. I passed. To much swine flu in NY plus being in a plane twice from coast to coast.

          1. i did get a little turned off to mexican food. although I've had mexican/salvadorean every day since saturday.