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Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Why I Only Sleep with Bartenders

"Every single person I’ve slept with for the last four years is a narcissist with a drinking problem."
Anonymous
6.25.17
Pizza
Pizza

Pizza Hut Waitress No Longer Homeless, Thanks to Amazing Customer

“That tip absolutely changed my life."
Jelisa Castrodale
1.22.17
WTF
WTF

Internet Explodes After a Couple Posts Passive-Aggressive Tipping 'Trick'

“Put 5 singles out on the table at the beginning of the dinner for the waiter/waitress to see. (Don’t say anything to them) if they mess up, you take a dollar away, and so on.”
Alex Swerdloff
12.13.16
Florida
Florida

Florida Is the Service Industry's Worst Nightmare

Florida—a state whose history was essentially washed away in a tide of twentieth century consumerism—is the perfect place for a fresh start, especially for service industry rejects.
Michael Marsicano
5.19.16
coffee
coffee

This Man's Starbucks Cup Told Him He Was Going to Get Diabetes

Would you eat a slice of your coworker’s obligatory birthday cake if it were able to telepathically show you how many trips to the gym it would take to work off its fondant goodness?
Alex Swerdloff
4.11.16
coffee
coffee

Brits Are Choosing Coffee Shops Based on How Hot the Barista Is

A new consumer survey of Britons’ coffee-buying habits has found that a fifth choose where to grab their macchiato based on the attractiveness of the person behind the counter.
Phoebe Hurst
4.11.16
bartending
bartending

Why the Bartending World Is Pissed at Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue'

<i>Bar Rescue</i> host Jon Taffer has screamed at more than his fair share of bartenders and operators. The tables have turned, however, as a recent interview with Taffer has a sizable chunk of the bar and spirits community calling him out.
Luke O'Neil
3.31.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Food Bloggers Are the Devil’s Spawn

"They are extremely self-entitled and feel as though they deserve extra treatment simply because they write about food. Any jerk with a laptop can do that."
Ian Moore
11.26.15
hospitality industry
hospitality industry

More Than Half of All Food Workers Go To Work Even When They Are Sick

According to the International Business Times, a new study shows that 51 percent of food service workers say they go to work “always” or “frequently” when they are sick.
Alex Swerdloff
10.19.15
Hospitality
Hospitality

Scientists Say It’s More Stressful to Be a Waiter Than a Neurosurgeon

A new study has found that demanding jobs offering employees little control—step forward weekend brunch server on a 12 hour split-shift—are among the most detrimental to mental and physical health.
Phoebe Hurst
10.16.15
The Law
The Law

Three of the Biggest Food Delivery Services Are Being Sued by Their Own Drivers

GrubHub, DoorDash, and Caviar—three major mobile and online food-ordering companies—have just been named as defendants in a series of lawsuits filed in San Francisco courts.
Alex Swerdloff
9.24.15
Work
Work

Miners Are Trying to Strike It Rich with Food and Weed Instead of Ore

Can eggs really be more valuable than minerals like ore, gold, and coal? Miners are putting down their picks and picking up their forks and knives. Metaphorically speaking, that is.
Alex Swerdloff
8.25.15