All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Restaurant’

Olive Garden Employee Tells Police Officer To Leave Restaurant Because Guns Are Not Allowed

Olive Garden restaurant apologized to a police officer after one of their employees asked him to leave because he had a gun with him. According to Officer Michael Holsworth, he was supposed to celebrate his birthday at Olive Garden with his family, but while waiting for them, an employee approached him and said that guns are not allowed in the …

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Hulk Hogan: Was There an Anti-Black Dress Code at Hogan’s Restaurant?

There has been another of those non-scandal scandals afoot in the tabloids lately. This one is about famed wrestler Hulk Hogan. The story goes that the Hogan’s Beach restaurant in Tampa, Florida, has a dress code that discriminates against black people. A sign was posted at the restaurant that specified: NO Plain White T-Shirts (or otherwise oversized T-Shirts extending past …

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Lisa Vanderpump Accused Of Being Rude At Restaurant

Lisa Vanderpump seems like the type of woman who would know proper restaurant etiquette, but earlier this week she was accused of being rude and leaving behind a poor excuse for a tip. Lisa and her husband Ken Todd were dining at Bar On 4, located inside Neiman Marcus, as reported by Radar Online and although they ordered several hundreds …

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McDonald’s Plane Crash Sends Pilot To The Hospital

It was a very close call for one Northern Louisiana McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday. According to airport officials, a small plane that was preparing to land at the Monroe Regional Airport, crashed into the McDonald’s parking lot on Desiard Street in Monroe, barely missing the building, and sending the pilot to the hospital. Ron Phillips, the airport’s director, explained that …

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Paula Deen Closes Restaurant Without Notice

“Uncle Bubba’s Seafood & Oyster House,” a restaurant owned by Paula Deen’s brother, Bubba Hiers, closed its doors on Thursday. Deen, a television host and celebrity chef, is part owner of the restaurant. Employees of the Savannah, Georgia restaurant showed up for work and were surprised to see the restaurant closed. The appliances were also being removed from the restaurant. …

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“Tips for Jesus” Tip Thrown Away by Waiter

The year is 2014 and we all now know Harold Camping was wrong; the world did not end in 2011. Regardless of that fact, there are many people out there who still believe the rapture is imminent and that Jesus is coming any minute now. So, what better way to atone for one’s sins immediately by leaving outrageously large tips …

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Morton’s Steakhouse Apologizes For Horrible Act

If you were thinking about going to Morton’s Steakhouse any time soon for a nice end-cut, you better take your hat off when you get there. That’s probably what Robert Chambers might suggest, after he was told by the management staff to leave the premises for not taking his hat off. Chambers is a cancer patient who’s currently undergoing chemotherapy. …

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Customer Finds Marijuana In Wendy’s Cheeseburger

A customer, who has remained anonymous in the press, found something very startling in her cheeseburger from Wendy’s on November 1. Sitting right on top of her pickle was a half-smoked blunt. The customer immediately called 911 to report the extra ingredient found in her burger. Police showed up at the Lovejoy, Georgia location, and arrested Amy Seiber on the …

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McDonald’s Bagged Coffee: Will You Buy It?

McDonald’s bagged coffee will soon be coming to a grocery store shelf near you. McDonald’s McCafe specialty coffee went national in 2009, and just four years later, the chain has announced plans to sell bagged coffee in grocery stores. Fans of McDonald’s coffee will reportedly be able to purchase ground and whole bean coffee in 12 ounce bags for around …

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Free Chick-Fil-A Breakfast Promo Already Shut Down

Chick-fil-A has been running a promo recently for a free breakfast entree, but customers had to log on to a website in order to reserve a meal and a time to pick it up; now, with five days left in the giveaway, the company has shut down the site due to an “overwhelming response”. The popular Atlanta-based restaurant announced the …

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Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9

There may not be any such thing as a free lunch, but fast food chain Chick-Fil-A is offering customers a free breakfast menu item during the week of September 9. The only thing needed to score the free breakfast is a reservation, which is easily made online. This isn’t the first time Chick-Fil-A has offered the “Breakfast on Us” promotion …

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Restaurant Tip Ban: Sushi Servers Go On Salary

One New York City restaurant has chosen to forgo the tip route in favor of giving the customer a better dining experience, and many are pretty happy about it. Sushi Yasuda co-founder Scott Rosenberg says it was a decision that had a lot of thought put into it, and in the end he feels it was a good one. “The …

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Hooters: Free Food on Mother’s Day

With their scantily-clad waitresses and focus on sports TV, Hooters restaurants aren’t normally thought of as the place to bring your mother. This Mother’s Day, however, the restaurant chain is encouraging moms to ditch the fancy restaurants for some free chicken wings. Hooters this week announced that on Mother’s Day 2013 mothers who bring their children to a Hooters can …

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‘Breastaurant’ Trademark Registered by Texas Sports Bar

Restaurants in which the waitresses wear skimpy outfits have been the norm in the U.S. for decades. Now, one Texas sports bar has taken the moniker “breastaurant” and made it its own. Doug Guller, the founder and CEO of Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill, this month trademarked the word “breastaurant” through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Texas restaurant …

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Dunkin’ Donuts Moves Into Southern California

Dunkin’ Donuts this week announced it will be expanding its stores into Southern California. The restaurant’s goal is to have more than 15,000 Dunkin’ Donuts locations throughout the U.S. Multi-unit franchisees are now being recruited throughout the Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura, and Orange counties. New Dunkin’ Donuts locations are expected to open in the area starting …

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Chuck E. Cheese Gets a Hip Rock-and-Roll Makeover

Chuck E. Cheese has apparently lost his appeal with the children. CEC Entertainment Inc., the company that owns the popular children’s pizza restaurants, is attempting to revamp the character for the modern age, a facelift that will include a new look, new attitude, and, yes, a new voice. This Thursday, a brand new campaign for the brand will roll out, …

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LivingSocial Launches Takeout & Delivery

LivingSocial has just announced the launch of Takeout & Delivery, an online restaurant platform which allows users to order food from thousands of local diners for pickup or delivery. LivingSocial has used its Instant service as a testing ground for Takeout & Delivery, and will be transitioning to and expanding upon all of its markets nationwide. Greg Mazanec, GM of …

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Flavor Flav Opens Fried Chicken Restaurant In Vegas

53-year old rapper Flavor Flav, recently best known for his foray into reality television with the show “Flavor Of Love“, has opened a restaurant in Las Vegas called–what else–Flavor Flav’s House Of Flavor. Flav says the restaurant will be take-out only and will serve, among other things, fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and something called Red Velvet Waffles, which sounds …

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Restaurant Calls 1% Tip Story a Hoax

A Newport Beach, CA banker recently prompted public outrage after apparently leaving a 1% tip for a waitress named Breanna, adding a small note to the check reading “get a real job.” But according to the True Food Kitchen, the restaurant where the tip and advice were given, the whole thing is a hoax. Apparently, a picture of the note …

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