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Local pet peeves for area restaurants from Mitch's article


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Local pet peeves for area restaurants from Mitch's article

givemecarbs | Feb 24, 2009 03:52 AM

Wow! We must have some awesome area eateries if the most often repeated pet peeve in Mitch's The Trend article yesterday that local readers submitted was servers referring to patrons as "you guys" as in "are you guys ready to order?" Is this a local area thing? Does it bother any of my fellow hounds? I don't mind at all, in fact I kind of like it. Maybe it is because I am a gamer or something. I do concur with one of the other peeves mentioned about being seated next to a huge noisy table when there are plenty of other seats available, but I dislike it so much that I refuse to allow it to happen. I'll wait for another table or just leave if I have to. This is one thing I don't have ambivalent feelings about and it works well for me. It is hard to beat when the big table gets filled after you are all settled in. Yet another peeve was being asked too many times if everything is okay, especially when you are having a nice conversation. I think that is just a noob server thing. I have also had the spraying of cleaning chemicals nearby when I am still eating. Ugh. One reason not to go to a place shortly before they close. Anyone else find Mitch's article a good read?

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