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Is this a new gimmick?

mucho gordo | Aug 29, 2012 03:39 PM

We had a Red Lobster gift card and it was our son's b'day. We'd only been there once before but that was more than enough. We figured we might as well use the card and try the place again. There were 8 of us and, upon arrival, told them it was a b'day dinner. Just as we finished our mediocre meal, the waitperson came to the table and asked if we wanted to "buy a b'day dessert' and they would sing. We were shocked. Never heard of such a thing. Ordinarily, they either bring one free or, on rare occasion, include a charge for one on the bill. Is this a new way of getting more $?

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