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Old 08-08-2008, 08:44 AM   #51
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As for allowing, it wasn't my place to allow or not to allow, I wasn't a server.
I am not blaming you. We have all done things in our past, especially at that age, that we would never do later in life and wish we could take back. G-d knows I have. I do have an issue with the above statement though. If you see someone tampering with food then it is your place to do something about it. Tell a manager or owner. Confront the person who was doing it. Send an anonymous letter to the owner or manager if you are not comfortable doing it face to face. If you see a wrong though then it absolutely is your responsibility to do something about it.

Again, I am not laying blame on you. I want to make sure that is very clear.
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:30 AM   #52
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I've had a waitress ask where her tip was while half our party was still eating and we just ordered a new round of drinks!!! You know how they always bring the bill early well since there was about 6 of us we were going to split it ealry to get it out of the way, we literally almost payed it to the penny then went back to finish our meal and drinks.....less than 5 mins later she comes up and asks where her tip was.......you can only imagine how dumfounded we were!
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:50 AM   #53
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1)there are those Chinese places that have real table service.
2)there are those that are the grand buffet
3)then there are those that look like little family take outs with a few tables (even 10 or 20) but operate really as take outs whether you eat there or go home with the food.
So that's what you got...order at the counter, no continuity as to how the food comes out and each plated as a single entre for one person.
I would agree, if the restaurant wasnt broken up into two obvious sections. There was clearly the take out section with a few tables, then another room, carpeted, nicer tables which is where we ate. I agree in the sense that, it was run like a take out place with a place to eat , but it appeared, at least to me, as sit down waiter/waitress served place. Obviously i was either wrong, or she was having a really bad day. Doesnt matter, the food was good, I had plenty of left overs to take back and eat at the hotel, and I didnt let it ruin my vacation at all. I was just curious about everyone elses opinion. As for scranton,PA. We had a nice time, other than that, treated well, and I have nothing bad to say about the city. I am treating it as an isolated incedent. No big deal at all. As far as doing my web homework, I created a list of chinese/ italian places within a very reasonable distance of the museums/ things we visited, since im not familiar with the city and didnt want to base my mini vacation on eating and driving around looking for a place to eat. If I were expecting to have a really fantastic dining experience , i definately would have spent more time searching for a more ideal place. This was just a quick, eat and lets go to the next place type of thing, but even that, I expect to be treated with a smile and good attitude, weather at a take out, sit down, gas station.....where ever
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Old 08-08-2008, 10:51 AM   #54
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That is crazy deelady. What did you say to her?
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Old 08-08-2008, 12:54 PM   #55
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I was afraid to say anything more than we are not finished with our meal and we had not planned to leave yet, I wanted to ask for a manager but I was afraid they would say we were trying to start trouble because we had been drinking. Looking back I wish I had spoken to the managment, the only thing I did say was to another waiter who refilled our water...I asked him if it was normal routine for their waitresses to ask their tables for their tips, he studdered and stammered and I apologised for putting him on the spot but I was just wondering, next thing I know al the wait staff had their heads poking out the kitchen! lol So even if she didnt get reprimanded we at least gave her co-workers something to gosip about!
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Old 08-08-2008, 01:46 PM   #56
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Maybe there's a reason why the place was empty..
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