@Restaurant_com #C’MonMan July 31

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Restaurant C’mon Man Moments

I am looking forward to football season especially being able to stay up late and watch NFL Sunday Night and NFL Monday Night football games since going to work the next day is not part of my retired routine. In the past I would call it a night right after the segment called C’mon Man which would air on ESPN before the Monday Night Kick-Off.

C'Mon Man

Well for this post I am submitting two C’mon Man moments from restaurants I was in the weekend of July 21-22. 

First is from an upscale restaurant in Moore County, NC. Full disclaimer the food or service is not an issue in this segment of Restaurant C’mon Man. The food was wonderful.

Here is what occurred. My wife and I got seated in a tiny part of the restaurant that was separated from the rest of the dining area. There were two tables (seating for 2 each) and a table for (4) in the window. We were in an area that was about 10′ by 6′.

We were at one of the two-seaters and I was facing the window where 3 people were dining. All three tables had the same waitress.  The window table was the last to order drinks and one of the two women in that group of three was spouting out all kind of wine snobbery at a very patient and knowledgeable waitress.  She finally settled on an order and the other lady with her said I don’t know anything about wine I will get what she is having.

wine snob

The waitress brings two glasses of white wine to the table and Miss Wine Snob promptly tells the waitress this wine will not do. “Too Fruity” was her exact words.

She quizzed the waitress about all types of wine varietals before settling on choice #2. Out it came and it too was not to her liking. Exasperated her husband told the waitress to bring her most expensive bottle of white wine to the table.

It arrives and she loves it. She asks her husband to take a picture of the bottle. Now two glasses are poured and the wine snob begins to instruct her novice wine sommelier how to smell wine, how to taste wine, and how to drink wine. Then the moment occurs where she is outed as a fake. She passes her glass to her husband and almost as a relex he adds a giant handful of ice to her wine. For the record before she finished the first pouring her husband refreshed her ice. C’mon Man.

Second submittal of Restaurant C’Mon Man. Okay this one occured in a chain restaurant on Sunday July 22nd in Robeson County NC.

The restaurant is very crowded and we are seated in a row of three tables with just a small gap in between the middle table on each side. We are at the middle table. At the end of table one and table three is the traditonal aisle tfor patrons to find their seat or wait staff to bring out food from kitchen.

Well apparently one of the servers has access to Waze like app for waitresses that gives her directions to come from the kitchen thru the tiny space seperating our 3 tables and avoiding the aisle at all costs. She just brushed against our 3 tables like a boat docking at the pier. She was annoying the crap out of the couple at table one and stepped on my wife’s toe between our table and table three. Use the aisle! C’Mon Man.





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