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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.
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.
Legitimate Reasons to Get Mad at Your Restaurant Server
Published: December 11, 2017 at 10:51am EST
Restaurant customers often get irrationally angry at servers. But sometimes the anger is warranted. These are those times.
2017’s TV Dads Ranked by Their Parenting Skills
Published: December 1, 2017 at 11:10am EST
Boring is better: entertaining characters tend to make terrible fathers
7 Things You Believe About Restaurant Servers That Are Totally Wrong
Published: November 17, 2017 at 12:01am EST
The seven commonly held perceptions about servers that you likely have completely wrong.
Telltale Signs You're A Terrible Restaurant Customer
Published: November 2, 2017 at 12:01am EST
These are the red flags restaurant customers throw out that immediately identify them as horrible people.
The Things That Really Annoy Your Server Probably Aren't What You Expect
Published: September 1, 2017 at 12:59pm EST
Servers have a long, long list of pet peeves from customers. Many of these pet…
8 Actually Legit Reasons to Send Back Food at a Restaurant, Ranked
Published: August 22, 2017 at 4:00pm EST
Restaurants have to deal with a lot of food sent back for dubious reasons. But there actually ARE entirely legitimate times to…
Restaurant Customers Who Might Be Saints
Published: April 3, 2017 at 12:01am EST
These are the kindest, most angelic customers you'll ever meet.
Strange-but-True Stories of Ridiculous Restaurant Customers
Published: March 27, 2017 at 12:01am EST
This week, Off the Menu presents more bafflingly confusing restaurant stories.