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lmnopm | Sep 11, 200812:23 PM     4

Yesterday afternoon, with about a half-hour to kill, I looked up the street and noticed Rouge et Blanc. I stopped in for a glass of wine. I did not eat anything, but the food looked appealing to go along with vino. I ordered a glass of vino. The "by the glass" selection was decent. I thought the prices were a bit on the high side, but the pour was quite generous, and so I no longer thought that.

When the bill came, the bogus "4% City Health Surcharge" appeared. It isn't on the menu anywhere, it isn't on the wall (which it should be for a bar setup where people may not be looking at the menu). I had a polite word with the waiter, and said something to the effect that I know it isn't his fault, but tell your management to just raise your prices, this is a crock. It should at least be posted somewhere. By the way, the receipt said "Cafe de la Presse." Crap like this is enough reason never to return somewhere.

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