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August 30, 1979
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The famous Israeli hotel breakfast, which served as a pleasant eat-as-much-as-you-can challenge for tourists, is no more. The breakfast, with its choice of rolls, cheeses, vegetables and juices, is but another victim of the soaring inflation. Food is just too expensive. Hotel owners have complained that tourists took advantage of the rich Israeli breakfast by loading their plates with food they could not eat. Others prepared sandwiches they smuggled out of the dining room, to last them as a day’s supply of food. Thus, within a few weeks, the hotel morning breakfast will be the regular continental breakfast. Any extras will cost more.

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