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How to handle a bad dish??

Lumpy | Sep 18, 2000 02:32 PM

Went with the family to N-------- sushi restaurant on Long Island yesterday. Ordered conventional, unambitious dinner (gyoza, salad, california rolls, tekka makis, eel/avocado roll, and yellowtail-and-scallion roll)

My wife and I both did not like the yellowtail and scallion rolls. They had an off-taste. The fish or the rice was too fishy/oily/salty. We expressed our displeasure, nicely, to the waitress. She immediately said that there was nothing wrong with the fish, and left. Later, when she came back, she asked if we wanted to take the uneaten rolls home! We again told her that we didn't like them. We thought they might prepare something else, or take it off the bill. But, no. We were charged the full amount.

Should I have said anything? I left a smaller-than-usual tip in anger, but was that the thing to do? I don't like getting into arguments, so we left. What should I have done? I won't be back!

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