- Many reports said that Bored & Hungry has stopped accepting crypto, which turned out to be fake news.
- The Co-founder of the restaurant confirmed accepting crypto payments.
- Bored & Hungry is the first food joint to accept digital payments.
Bored & Hungry, the popular eatery that made headlines for accepting crypto payment, ran into an unpleasant experience when fake news about it started doing the rounds.
From day 1, Bored & Hungry has been committed to bridging IRL to web3. Our team of developers are constantly working to optimize our systems to better serve our community. In our fast-paced industry, we're always moving, shifting and changing to fit the needs of the future. pic.twitter.com/gpOsL9QG8Z— Bored & Hungry (@BoredNHngry) June 27, 2022
It was reported that upon taking pride in becoming the first to allow customers to pay through a digital currency, Bored & Hungry stopped accepting crypto owing to the crash in exchange for food and beverages.
Co-founder of Bored & Hungry, Andy Nguyen, cleared that the news is fake, and they do and would continue to accept ETH & ApeCoin at their store. Understanding the severity of the matter, he made an announcement on Twitter mentioning the same.
Lmao! Fake news! Why on earth would we stop accepting crypto at @BoredNHngry ? We would just adjust the crypto pricing to match usd. We still and always will accept ETH & ApeCoin at our store https://t.co/71qZaNm6YP— Andy Nguyen of Food Fighters Universe Bored&Hungry (@AndyTheNguyen) June 27, 2022
Not just one or two but various reports featured that NFT-themed restaurant, Bored & Hungry shuts down crypto payments.
Launched in April, the fast-food restaurant accepts both dollars and digital money payments. It has welcomed crypto during its first launch in Long Beach and, since then, has been giving customers the freedom to pay through digital money.