"'Son, why do you use black forks?'
"'I don't know.’
"'Well you need to use white forks. We need to keep the (REDACTED RACIAL SLUR) down.'
"'You should use white forks. We don't want to give the (REDACTED SAME RACIAL SLUR) too much.'
"I was completely dumbfounded how the color of plasticware would be an issue to anyone, even a racist. I had no clue what to say. I told the guy, 'OK, I'll let the manager know.' That seemed to satisfy him and he walked away.
"A couple of months later on another Sunday rush, I'm running food orders and I see Mr. 'Whites Only' Guy walking up with a fistful of forks and knives. I lean over to a new-ish co-worker on the register and tell her, 'This guy is gonna complain about the plasticware,' and walk away.