Weird Restaurant Stories 8/28


Welcome back to the internet’s favorite weekly contest (on this blog) showcasing the strangest stories occurring in restaurants from around the world.  I’m your host, Dave Hayden, and I have diligently searched newsfeeds, public access television, and even some of your phone lines (thanks Patriot Act) to bring you this week’s top stories from restaurants around the world.  As always the stories will be added to our scoreboard to see which region can officially claim the title of bull goose loony of the restaurant world.  This week was full of entertainment from around the country.  Today we will even introduce a new feature at the end of the post.  Let’s meet today’s qualifiers.

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The Card


Generally I try to focus on tips on how to be a better server, a better manager, or just my random musings on the industry when I sit down to write for this blog.  I made it a point when I started this blog to never become another server writing about how annoying his guests were.  I have always avoided it. This one is too good though.

When in the course of human event it becomes necessary for one blogger to dissolve the ethical bands which has connected him to his guests and to assume among the powers of the blogosphere, that separate and equal station to which the laws of serving and the server’s god entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of all servers requires that they should declare the guests which impel them to the separation.

I do not paraphrase Thomas Jefferson lightly.  Last night something so incredibly mind blowing was handed to me that I feel I would be doing a disservice by not sharing it.  With that in mind, I bring you the story of “the card.”

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Fun Crab Facts and Jokes


They say you gotta give the people what they want.  In this case it seems to be crabs.  The number of searches I have seen this week that landed on my crab post is overwhelming.  So I decided to revisit my favorite decapods.  The previous post was a bit more scientific and specific.  Today, I want to talk some of the more trivial and fun facts you can share with your tables about crabs.

Read the full post at Foodie Knowledge

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