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Avec- Watch your back

singlemalt | Apr 16, 2008 03:24 PM

Went to Avec this weekend with wife, daughter and her friend. While waiting for a table, two of us ordered a drink. 11 bucks each, and I paid with a 100, tipped 3. Got my change clipped to a receipt and went to sit down. Wife suggested I count money and sho' nuff was about 20 short. Called it to attention of hostess, got it corrected with no muss, fuss. Ordered food, beer for the guys and nothing for the women. Toward the end of the meal, I noticed a 250 ml. carafe of red wine sitting on the table. I asked the folks to my right if it was their wine, nope, not theirs. Called a lady, hostess type, not waiter, and pointed out we did not order the wine. She patted my daughter on the shoulder and said, "I know". Presumably, a comp for the change mishap. Got the bill, the wine was listed. Called it to attention of waiter who inquired. We were told that the comp was to be the bacon wrapped dates, which are heavely, BTW and not the wine that we did not order but drank because we thought it was for free. The comped dates were two dollars higher than the wine. No big deal, but twice in one night there we sort of got jerked around. Beware when going to Avec and be careful if they decide to comp you something.

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