Yearly Archives: 2004

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Fucking Cell Phones

Last Saturday afternoon I’m walking from my car to the bistro. In one hand I’m carrying my work shirt, cleaned and pressed. In the other a steaming hot delicious Starbucks latte. I reach the crosswalk across from my job stopping to wait for the “WALK”

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Tsunami Relief

Click on these URLs to contribute to tsunami relief efforts in Asia. Action Against Hunger   American Jewish World Service American Friends Service Committee American Red Cross Catholic Relief Services   Direct Relief International Doctors Without Borders International Medical Corps   American Jewish Joint Distribution

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! To my non Christian readers – enjoy the Chinese food and the movies! Will be back with more stories soon. Ho Ho Ho and all that stuff.  

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Thanks Blogwise!

Many thanks to Blogwise for making Waiter Rant their “Blogwise Pick of the Week.” Little ol’ me? Thanks guys/gals! Happy Holidays!

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Innkeeper’s Epiphany

The day starts off badly. Just as I am about to pull onto the highway to drive to work I hear the “thunk thunk” of a flat tire. Damn. I still have enough tire pressure to drive the five blocks back to my house. I

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WAITRONINATOR

The waitress fucked up. She told the customer the salad special is $10.95. When he gets the bill it says $12.95. He’s screaming for the manager. Tonight that’s me. “That salad has buffalo mozzarella in it. It came from Italy. Fluvio picked it up at

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Hanson’s Karma

I posted this at ShamelessRestaurants.com today. It is my reaction to comments made by Steve Hanson, the CEO of BR Guest Restaurants, in the NY post article “Unsavory Kitchens.” ———————————————————————————————— I don’t know Steve Hanson of BR Guest Restaurants. I’ve never worked for him. I

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Semper Fi

A hard cold rain is falling. The bistro is almost empty. I’m up front reading the paper waiting for customers. The door swings open. I feel a blast of cold wet air hit my face. A young man, about twenty one, walks in. “Are you

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Gotta Love the New York Post! The BBC too!

I was interviewed on Wednesday by the New York Post. They are doing a piece about waiters and blogging. The article should appear in the upcoming Sunday edition in the Pulse section. How about that? I don’t know how much of the article will be