Yesterday, my 10 y.o. And I went to lunch at a recently opened restaurant in our area. Not high end, but more of a pub type place with a bar on one side and serving sandwiches, salads, pizza with table service. While we were waiting for our meals, our waitress climbed up on the food service counter next to us and stood there for a few minutes while she wrote a new menu on the blackboard over the counter. She had her shoes on, walking on the counter right in front of us. To me, this was inappropriate. Those shoes walk into bathrooms, on the street, etc., and they are depositing germs on a surface where food is placed. I mean, how much does a stepladder cost? Someone in charge clearly chose to put the blackboard menu there; did no one figure out how to access it? If something like that (waling on a counter) is freely done right in front of customers, what goes on behind the scenes? I watched our pizza com right from the oven to us, so we ate it and left. Would this make you uneasy or am I being too picky?