Monthly Archives: September 2007

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Blood & Bone

It’s Tuesday and I’m doing laundry at the laundromat. Instead of watching my dirty clothes agitate and soap inside an industrial strength washing machine I decide to run some errands. I return library books, refill a prescription, buy stamps, and mail out bills. Then I

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Restoration

As many of you know, Waiter Rant has been a mess since November of 2006. After an upgrade to the blogging software that runs this site, posts went missing, months of archived material were lost, and the character formatting was jumbled to the point where

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Thank You!

I won the 2007 Bloggies Award for Best Writing of a Weblog. Many thanks to my fans, supporters, and everyone who voted for my website. I’m truly honored! Now I’m going to pop open that bottle of Veuve Clicquot I’ve been saving! Cheers!

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Ask the Waiter – Where’s the Server?

Dear Waiter: Your latest “Ask the Waiter” item about the lingering diners makes sense. However, on more than a few occasions I’ve found it almost impossible to get a check from my server. I’d think he/she’d be anxious for me and my wife to leave

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Ask the Waiter – Pimp Slap!

Dear Waiter: My girlfriend and I had a romantic dinner at a fancy restaurant last night. We had such a wonderful time that we stayed for four hours. The service was good and I tipped the waiter 20%. This morning I felt out of sorts

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Angry Waiter Video

A reader sent me this video of a waiter flipping his wig on You Tube. Very funny. No way is this kiddie/work safe. Enjoy. And no, the ranting waiter isn’t me – this time.

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Ask the Waiter – Tip Creep!

Waiter, I have a tipping question for you. How do you feel about places like Starbucks and chain style sandwich shops putting out tip jars? I remember a time a few years ago when those type of places didn’t have them. I also assume that

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You’ve Got to Love Urban Dictionary!

Just read this. It’s so true. Maybe there’s another name for this vile condition just waiting to be discovered! Should this disorder have a telethon? A donation can at 7-11? Maybe a ribbon? Together we can find a cure!