And more to the point, does it even matter?
"I’ve often contemplated that perhaps we should administer a common sense test of very basic food questions to guests that we do not recognize. If the results clearly reflect that these folks do not dine out very often, we can...
Shadier folk sign up for multiple accounts under assumed names, but they'd better remember what they all are.
Or, How Not to Get All 'Portlandia' on Your Waiter.
Us to Ed Arnow of the Contra Costa 'Times': Look at this mess you started!
This "report" from the Contra Costa 'Times' is totally made up, if you ask us.
One of his loyal readers also calls the trend "pretty dismal."
You know you've done it. Flirted with an attractive waiter/waitress/bartender, getting increasingly flirty with each glass of wine, only to realize after, or the next day, that you were probably the twentieth jerk to do this that week. Well, fear...
Mr. Bauer once again takes an opportunity to complain about restaurants who still show the Healthy S.F. surcharge on checks.
Michael Bauer, for one, voices his grave disapproval.
A proposed law would require nudists to throw a little something on before deciding to dine.
Michael Bauer mused aloud earlier this week about the etiquette of breastfeeding in restaurants, and thus opening the floodgates. In his follow-up yesterday, he offered more thoughts on restaurant etiquette, prying the floodgates open even further.
A birthday girl got stuck with the check and tried to make a run for it.
For the most part, if they can still do their job, he doesn't object.
A "very well-known man-about-town" who sounds like Willie Brown neglected to tip a staffer at a "restaurant near the Ferry Building" that sounds like One Market when said staffer returned to him his fedora. "With Earth Day on the way,...
The cultural anthropology of check-splitting, both gay and straight.
If you're thinking about bringing your own homemade bitters to the bar, read on.
This was in 1994, but still.
The S.F. Chronicle critic is once again griping about all the smart phones at dinner.
"#10: Useless restaurant websites. I can’t believe I have to go over the basics, but here goes: no flash intro (thanks for wasting my time for 20 seconds, can I just get the information I’m looking for?); hell, no flash...