An interesting tidbit of history…….. If you ever read the Bible in the original Greek (Of course you have!) you find something interesting about waiters and the early Christians in Acts 6:1. The gentile members were bitching that the Hebrew … Continue reading
Actual phone call……last year. “Good evening the Bistro. How many I help you?” “Halo, Halo?” (French accent on a cell phone) “I’m here. How may I help you?” “I am Jean Reno.” “Yes?” “I would like to reserve your entire … Continue reading
The Waiter is home sick today. Don’t want to get the Yuppies sick now do I? Maybe more when I feel better.
I work in a Tuscan restaurant. Like salmon that must swim upstream to spawn, middle-aged Yuppies are genetically programmed to visit Tuscany before they die. The sous chef, who is from Lucca, jokes you can always pick the invading Americans … Continue reading
The dumbest customers on Earth walked into my place tonight. I knew they were trouble right away. Without a reservation, they wanted to survey the bistro to “get a feel” before they “committed” to eating there. Of course they demanded … Continue reading
Manahttan Waiter Adventures of the Masked Waiter Bitter Waitress – check out the Shitty Tipper Database! Celebrity sightings! The Gothamist is a great website about NYC. They had a forum on tipping where I jousted with some anti – tipping … Continue reading
So I’m telling an eight top the specials on an especially clamorous Friday night, shouting to make myself heard above the din, when I hear a dog barking. No not outside, somewhere on the side aisle! Mystified I stop mid … Continue reading
I was hungry at the start of my shift so I jetted to the pizzeria across the street to grab a quick slice. As I was chatting up the kid behind the counter a totally smoking babe walked past the … Continue reading