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Is it ever OK to walk on the check?

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Is it ever OK to walk on the check?

Shoeman | Sep 5, 2001 10:48 AM

Is it ever OK to walk on the check?

My wife and I were at a neighborhood Italian restaurant which we like but is notorious for not serving the entrees at the same time. This visit, since it was just the two of us, I asked the waitress to hold off bring an entree until both were ready. Sure enough mine arrived 25 minutes before my wifes. I asked the speak with the manager and the owner arrived at the table. I explained what happened and he reponded "if you don't like the service, I suggest you find some place else to eat. There are plenty Italian restaurants nearby."

As if time stood still, I got up dumbfounded and reaching for my wife's hand while we both calmly walk out the front door as the owner is yelling "don't come back"

Have you ever walked out on the check and why? Have you ever been so helpless, walking out seemed like the only right solution?

Is it ever OK to walk on the check?

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