Category Archive: Food

Who Says the Customer is the Boss?

Back when I worked in customer service, I was taught that the customer was always right. It didn’t matter if they were actually wrong, they were still right. For the last few years,… Continue reading

The Trouble with Imaginary Biryani

The Toronto area has close to 1 million South Asians. One would presume that where there are South Asians, there are also restaurants that serve biryani. Yet all my neighbourhood had was one… Continue reading

If you’re the waiter, why am I the one waiting?

I never understood why some restaurants prefer that their waiters memorize your order rather than write it down. Choosing to write or not write down my order or not doesn’t affect your tip.… Continue reading

The Atkins diet is no piece of cake

I thought the Atkins diet was finally dying out but lately I’ve seen a quite a few restaurants offer to serve burgers wrapped in lettuce rather than a bun. I wish people would… Continue reading

Buffet (noun) – a spread that spreads germs

As much I love the variety that buffets offer, I tend to get a little skeptical about how safe the food is for consumption. I know health inspectors check kitchen sanitation standards and… Continue reading