The Real-World Bitcoin Business Is (Kind Of) Booming
Bitcoin is everyone’s favourite made-up digital money, sure. But whaddya know? Turns out there are plenty of legitimate brick-and-mortar shops out there that are ready to conduct awkward-yet-satisfying bitcoin transactions with you in the flesh.
Have a look:
Meze Grill, as we previously mentioned, is a purveyor of delicious Mediterranean food in midtown NYC. Ask for olives with your hummus.
Sugar is a quirky wedding cake shop in Western Oklahoma City with a love for virtual “crypto-currency”. And you really can’t go wrong with cake.
Duck Yao is a forward-thinking little restaurant serving vegan Asian cuisine in Worcester, MA. While I’m not sure what vegan barbecue pork tastes like, I’d like to visit.
The Arms Locker in Pittsburgh, PA sells… well, firearms. Fully licensed and certified, they specialise in Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns and “accessories effective for home defence, target shooting, competition or concealed carry”. Which, along with Bitcoin, is a great way to fight back the looming new world order!
The The Howard Johnson Hotel and Conference Center in Fullerton, California, accepts bitcoins for their accommodations. Seriously. You just have to contact the owner and financial controller, Jefferson Kim, to get you started. And then you can, of course, go to Disneyland.
Sound off in the comments if you know any other spots for some bitcoin love.
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