This post caused me so much grief that I almost deleted it. I have written posts attacking mega companies like Darden and Groupon with less reac
1. People are actually pretty awesome! I’ve found this to be true every day I’ve lounged on the beach, just listening to my headphones, reading magazines, taking naps, speaking…
Over four and half years ago, sitting in an orange vinyl booth with friends, I was offered a job at Hooters. At the time I was unemployed and while I needed a job, I took the Hooters offer because I figured it would be a good way to make money while I found something better.
“Over the holiday between Christmas and New Years, we made reservations a week ahead at Étoile in Uptown Park. In fact, my husband went to the restaurant to make the reservation, picked out a booth table (actually a banquette along the back wall) and reserved it for two at 7:30 on the Saturday night before […]
It’s never nice when a kitchen coughs up a plate of bad fish, but that’s what happened to Village Voice critic Robert Sietsema and a guest on Friday night in the dining room at an unnamed but “expensive” Upper West Side restaurant.
One of the first serving tricks that most servers learn is how to carry two glasses in one hand. This is a basic skill of serving and will save many unnec
If you have ever been double or triple sat in your section, you know how it can put you on your back foot. Learn how to handle being double or triple sat.
If you asked me what my favorite server blog was, I would answer without hesitation, “Life on a Cocktail Napkin.” If you asked me why, I would tell you to read this.