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Introduction: How to Get Your Food Spit In
Our server is AWFUL!
Waiting Tables is a LOT like being a hooker.
How I got sucked in, part 1
How I got sucked in, part 2
Training your soul away.
NEVER close the doors.
Don't let your children pee on the floor.
Five Ways to Avoid a Wait.
The Top Ten Ways to Avoid Getting Your Food Spit In
Top Ten Complaints Heard in Restaurants and the Reason They Aren't as Bad as You Think
Five reasons secret shoppers are evil.
A Man’s Got to Know His Limitations
I’m at the Laundromat with my daughter washing her clothes. As Natalie sits in her car seat playing with her doll, I think for the hundredth time how I hav...
Server Not Servant
Attorney Benjamin Edelman “Internet Sheriff” on ill-advised crusade
The level of stupidity that service industry workers and owners encounter interacting with the public is astonishing. Last week a Boston restaurant owner a...
The Slightly Cranky (Former) Waitress
The customers who made me cry.
The other day I waited on a couple that honestly, I expected very little from. She ordered hot water with lemon, and he ordered water with no ice. When I b...
Moving to the Website
As you may have noticed by now for the last couple of months I have been flip flopping back and forth between this blog and my website www.stevennicolle.co...
Bond with your chef. Learn the menu. Understand the clientelle. Know how to use the equipment. Taste. Be polite to the wait staff. Treat your kitchen s...
Fuck My Table
The Oatmeal Is Fucking Awesome
I have read The Oatmeal for quite a while now. Well over a year, maybe two. I have always enjoyed Inman’s crazy style and humor, but now… But now he has ju...