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Bad Rice: Send it back?

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Bad Rice: Send it back?

KaimukiMan | Feb 26, 2011 11:20 AM

this thread is based on one about rice cookers.

If I were in an italian restaurant and I got a bad batch of pasta, say overcooked. Not just past al-dente but truly mush I would not hesitate for a minute to send it back. If I am in an asian restaurant and I get bad rice, like it has been in the rice cooker for way too long staying warm - you know, crusty and dry on top, soft and mushy at the bottom - should I also send it back? Not to be racist, but do they just assume as a white person I won't know the difference? I know it is going to take at least 20 minutes for a new batch, probably a little more.

thanks for your input. oh, yeah, lets assume this is more or less a mom and pop ethnic eatery in a smaller town some distance from any asian population centers. someplace without many options.

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