My Brother: What is Mongolian Beef? Dad: An argument between the chef and the waiter.
When I was waiting tables in a French bistro, I had a gentleman order the duck confit appetizer, followed by the roast duck entree.
As I cleared his dinner, he said, "Now you can bring me my third duck course."
I said, "I'm afraid I haven't got a duck dessert, Sir."
He said, "No, no - the bill!"
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Last week, I went out with some friends to a new restaurant (Steve's Bistro & Provisional Ales). I noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. It seemed a little strange. When the busboy brought our water and utensils, I noticed that he also had a spoon in his shirt pocket. Then I looked around and saw that all the staff had spoons in t... keep reading on reddit ➡