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What is a "regular" at a restaurant and should it get you something?

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What is a "regular" at a restaurant and should it get you something?

rgfoodie | Nov 2, 2007 05:50 PM

Recently I was sharing a story about a restaurant in Princeton, NJ - that the place has great food, but we stopped going. Here's the thing: for over two years (or more?) we went every other week - usually, every week. While the wait staff was always pleased to see us, we never got any acknowledgement for being - what I would consider - a regular! One night we called ahead for seating (you could do that M-Th) and when we got there, they told us it was an hour wait. I finally said something about coming every week and the guy gave us some free shrimp tempura. Honestly, it was kind of too little, too late. This restaurant is about $80 for two, so it isn't super cheap or super expensive. I don't think my husband and I expect much. Or, do we? What do you think?

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