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Beard Papa grrrrr....!

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Beard Papa grrrrr....!

Mixster | Mar 18, 2007 12:17 PM

I love beard papa. However, not all are created equal. I went to the new one in monterey park twice in the last month. The first time i tried to take my out of town sisters there., i set one foot in the door and the tiny teenage girl cried out in a chipper voice "Welcome to beard papa! We're all out of cream puffs!" All. out. of. cream. puffs. But they did have "cheesecake sticks" (barf). My jaw actually dropped and i stood there gaping at her for a good ten seconds while i tried to recover from the blow i'd just been dealt. Next time, i went in, a tiny teenage boy shouted "Welcome to Beard Papa!" I said "i'd like an eclair cream puff with green tea filling" He said "Oh, we can't put the special flavors in the chocolate coated ones." I said "really, because I have done that very thing at other beard papa's" He said "sorry, it's company policy, We just can't" Now, i don't blame the boy, but isn't that "company policy" the same thing as an ice cream shop saying "Oh, sorry, you can't have your sundae with strawberry ice cream. we only do vanilla. Company policy!" Basically, the company policy is "don't give the customer what they want" So I had a regular eclair one. tasty. but i missed my green tea...

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