Waffle House is more than a 24/7 diner. It's an American legend. A Southern institution of dining after a night of drinking. The "smothered and covered" hashbrowns and butter-drenched waffles are only part of the allure: its deep-fried mystique is really due to the crazy shit Waffle House inspires, propelled by the characters you'll inevitably meet under those classic glowing orb-lights.
Least of which, are the servers. They'll call you "darlin'," tell you off-color stories, and give you a dose of true Southern hospitality, even if you are north of the Mason-Dixon. Recently, a real-deal WF server took to Reddit to spill the syrup on what really goes down behind that yellow-checkered sign. And she's everything a Waffle House server should be.
And yes, they know we all steal those mugs.
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