C.A. Pinkham is a former server who somehow fell ass-backwards into this whole getting paid to make words good thing. He will blog for and about food.
True Tales of the Cheapest Restaurant Customers Ever
Published: March 8, 2019 at 11:18am EST
After consulting with a number of current and former restaurant workers from around the country, we may have found the cheapest…
Legit Reasons to Ask to Speak to a Restaurant Manager
Published: October 31, 2018 at 12:22pm EST
Here are the circumstances when you're justified -- even encouraged -- to ask to speak to a manager.
11 Horrible Jokes Restaurant Servers Have Heard a Million Times
Published: September 12, 2018 at 5:05pm EST
Here are the dumbest jokes every server has heard roughly a thousand times. If you've delivered them, you very certainly weren't…
The Most Ridiculous Things Servers Have Overheard in Restaurants
Published: September 11, 2018 at 11:43am EST
Every table a restaurant server waits on is a look into people's lives, for good or ill. These are the most ridiculous things…
34 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to a Restaurant Server
Published: September 7, 2018 at 4:34pm EST
Don't be a terrible stereotype in a restaurant. Start by scrubbing these phrases from your vocabulary when you're talking to a…
How to Be Your Server's Favorite Customer
Published: May 2, 2018 at 12:04am EST
Follow these simple rules, and you'll soon be among your server's favorite customers.
When Is It OK to Stiff a Restaurant Server?
Published: April 26, 2018 at 12:09am EST
Here are some common (and not as common) scenarios and whether you should or should not tip.
The 10 Inalienable Rights of Every Restaurant Customer
Published: March 27, 2018 at 12:04am EST
Restaurant customers can often be the lowest of the low. But there are certain things every customer should be able to expect out…
The 7 Restaurant Customers You Meet In Hell
Published: January 12, 2018 at 4:04pm EST
Who are the most absolutely atrocious customer archetypes you’d ever encounter in a restaurant setting? Read on and find out.
Major Holidays, Ranked by How Much They Suck for Restaurant Servers
Published: December 22, 2017 at 4:00pm EST
Here are the major holidays, ranked by servers from least bad to the baddest bad that ever badded.