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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Dear Table of Six,
We’re glad you had the chance to catch up over lunch. It looks like y’all had a great time.
We’re not so glad that after you paid your bill and your table had been cleared, you spent the next hour sitting there chatting.
You see, we were next in line for that table. We didn’t mind standing the first 10 minutes, but when 10 turned into 20, we were a little peeved.
The hostess apologetically squeezed us into another table where we enjoyed our lunch, a meal that lasted 40 minutes.
As our server cleared our plates, your group inched away from the table and said their goodbyes.
May I offer a little piece of restaurant etiquette? The next time you clear your calendars for a 2-hour lunch, please remember to leave your server a generous tip. This will help make up for the one you cost her.
Sincerely, Table of Eight
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