May 3, 2009

in Fast Food Stories

This was back in about 1999 or 2000 when my family had been on the way home after a Hot Air Balloon event in Howell; we stopped at McD’s near Hartland, on Highland Rd next to US-23. It was late Sunday afternoon but it appeared the employees there were expecting a slow day and not […]


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This happened a long time ago but it is hard to forget this. An employee who can’t keep orders right is one thing, but what this employee at a B. Castle in Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area, Michigan did was very inexcusable. Way back in about 1985 or ’86 (back then this fast foods restaurant was only […]


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This may never see the light of day, because the diner I work at is not just another diner from hell. It is a place of political anger, sexual harassment, drug abuse and perhaps even dare I say it………….direct from the owner statements of anger that border on direct incitement to commit assassination. I had […]


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Finger-Lickin’ Good

November 29, 2007

in Server Stories

This formerly famous Baltimore restaurant is no longer in business, thankfully. I was not the recipient of this disgusting story, but I witnessed it. I was at dinner with my husband, our 2 1/2 year old son and newborn daughter, and my mother, who had come to town to help with the baby. We took […]


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As a bartender in a summer resort town at a nice restaurant on the water, I sometimes assist the waitrons at tables near the bar if the bar itself is slow, or if I want to get in good with a waitress (bigger tip-outs). So I went to a table to help, delivering four standard […]


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I was having lunch at a well known restaurant. You know the one which is known for their “famous bread bakers.” I was sitting at a table by the sample display – unprotected food sitting out for all to spread their germs on. Being in the health field, I was surprised that having unwrapped foods […]


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Food Prep Footwork

October 12, 2007

in Non-Stories

View a news clip about garlic being crushed by a restaurant employee – with his foot!

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