Restaurants & Bars 7

Patrician Grill

bialy | May 16, 200808:53 PM

Has anyone ever been irritated by the owner of this otherwise pretty good greasy spoon? The food is solid, but I find myself not wanting to go because of the unpleasantness the guy exudes. It's as if he feels that the job of working at a restaurant is somehow beneath him. He deliberately ignores requests (for fun?), is always sarcastic, makes snide, totally unsolicited comments, and is difficult for no reason. I find myself praying that I won't be seated at the front of the place where he normally presides. I suspect some will say that his quirky personality is an antidote to the generally bland and indifferent treatment on offer at other establishments. While I like personality, this guy makes the whole thing toxic.

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