There is not much to this story (the Page Six piece is only 87 words long), but it’s created such a wonderfully bonkers image in my mind—one that feels like something out of a movie from 1998—that I want nothing more than to spread the love and give your morning a little loony joy.
Bloomberg News is reporting that a “person familiar with the investigation” confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations has recovered emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server. According to Bloomberg, the FBI is investigating “how and why classified information ended up on Clinton’s server.”
Waiting tables is a generally thankless profession, unless you happen to have a particularly cheery disposition. Occasionally though, the humanity prevails to give one devoted waiter or waitress something that's not in the family of being sexually harassed. You know, like a really. big. fat. tip.
I spent most of my college life waiting tables. The heftiest chunk of that time was at the Chevy's in Times Square, where I spent weekends and evenings singing their bastardized version of "Happy Birthday" to the legions of yahoos who lied about it being their birthdays so they could get a free cartoon sombrero. I…
Show me a woman who works in the service industry and doesn't have horror stories about being treated like crap by her male employers/coworkers/customers and I'll show you my winning Powerball jackpot ticket. Is it surprising that three former servers who used to work at La Fogata, a Mexican restaurant and bar in…
Alexis Madrigal at The Atlantic has an interesting piece on a new gadget called "The Presto" that might replace waiters at restaurants across the country. It works well for customers, since it's a menu, a way to order food, and a method for paying the check all in one Kindle-like package, and it can save restaurants…
Over the years, my mother has dispensed strong opinions on any number of issues, from the "smirking" Captain and Tenille to the importance of a drink at 5. But there's one piece of advice that trumps them all.
Remember when Nerve's Ben Reininga wrote that post about the different couples a waiter observes? Well, now he's back with the flip side: the server-pick-up!
It's true! In fact, "it is not in fact illegal to hire only attractive waitresses." We should clarify that "ugly" here translates to "not blond, pneumatic and slender." This was all part of a serious academic study, you see.