Restaurant 101

Restaurant 101, Restaurant Etiquette

Restaurant 101: 86

If you’ve seen any film or television show set a restaurant, you have heard the number ’86’ thrown around like a verb by restaurant staff. It has two meanings. The first one is “We’re out of” as in “86 the meatloaf” means “We are out of the meatloaf.” The second […]

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Restaurant 101: “Corner!”

If you have ever encountered a neighbor at your local supermarket hollering “Corner” while hurtling around the end of the cereal aisle, chances are you narrowly missed slamming into a person who works in a restaurant. (I will neither confirm nor deny that I have shouted “Corner” in public spaces […]