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Old 04-23-2009, 07:15 AM   #1
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Resturant rip-offs

Went to a local Yuppie restaurant last week with the Queen. We each had a salad (a lame one at that) and a glass of draft beer. The bill came to $45.00 plus tip. Holy crap !!
Then my son tells me he ate with a group at Olive Garden and one of the party ordered a whiskey. They charged him $2.00 for ice in the drink.
And these places whine about business dropping off.
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:44 AM   #2
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I doubt that the Olive Garden charged for ice in the drink.
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Old 04-23-2009, 08:04 AM   #3
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I doubt that the Olive Garden charged for ice in the drink.
Either way I cant stand Olive Garden.........Actually I cant stand any Italian food thats not home made, and i'm not even Italian.
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All you can eat catfish is the only thing worth those prices.
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:34 AM   #5
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The "grand sons of italy" describe real italian cookin,
google it they have a You tube video,

I will post a link in the BR.

Restaurants are rip off joints
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Old 04-23-2009, 04:12 PM   #6
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I doubt that the Olive Garden charged for ice in the drink.
You are wrong. He had 2 drinks...the first neat and the second one with ice and it had 2 bucks added for the ice.
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Does neat mean straight? If so that boy drinks just like I used to back in the old sinning days. Now I tell a restaurant rip off is ice tea. All it is is brown water and costs 2 bucks most times. I just order water. Now I aint like the cheapskate Baptists who order a bunch of lemon slices and try to make lemonade out of it.

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And to state the obvious, my stuff just plain taste better

And for what they charge for a few drinks I can get a bottle of good scotch, Whats up with that??
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"Now I aint like the cheapskate Baptists who order a bunch of lemon slices and try to make lemonade out of it."
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Im not sure if thats directed at someone here or
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Went to a local Yuppie restaurant last week with the Queen. We each had a salad (a lame one at that) and a glass of draft beer. The bill came to $45.00 plus tip. Holy crap !!
Lemme get this straight. You ordered a salad???????
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