Rants

  • Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t.

    What the fuck is with people who think that, because they know the owner well, that the staff is not going to ring their drinks?...

  • The Unannounced Party Of 30.

    This is the one I love. And it doesn’t always happen this way because some managers are Yes Men. You know, it’s one of those...

  • The Facade Of Generosity.

    Dear everyone, We bartenders/servers appreciate when you volunteer to pay for the entire check on one card. Be it collecting cash or just out the...

  • Do You Even Know Who Reagan Is Kid?

    New rule. If I card you, and you roll your eyes, complain, do anything besides hand me your fucking ID… And you were born after...

  • Death To Yelp!

    Oh, you’re a “Yelper?” Does that make you feel important? Do you think announcing you’re an elite member will automatically make us take off our...

  • Why We Prefer Cash Transactions.

    People see us comment all the time about why we hate credit card transactions. Why does it matter if they’re tipping on the credit card,...

  • The Come Hither.

    You know what I hate? I hate people who make you walk over to them on a power trip… I’m at the well making 5...

  • Why Don’t You Smile?

    By Michael Glenny Three deep at the bar… Five server tickets just printed… People shouting out orders… Someone just broke a glass… Three more server...

  • Make Sure I Close My Tab!

    Always the first customer… Couple sits down, orders some beers, wants to start a tab… I say I’ll need a credit card. They make the...

  • The Lean

    “The lean.” Am I the only one that finds the lean just as fucking rude and annoying as a whistle and a bottle tap or...

  • You’re in the Service Industry?

    So you’re in the service industry. You may have missed this, but I am too. The reason you may have missed it, I didn’t tell...

  • Don’t Ask Out the Bartender.

    This is the mindset I’ll never understand. Guys to my left. Talking to the bartender, for maybe 3 minutes. Gives the self-inflated importance story, “I...

  • Why are we Expected to Steal?

    I came in this morning and found a note from my night time bartender. It seems I have a customer that complains about his tab...