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Guess Who Came To Dinner?
at my wife's little Italian restaurant
lorax




msg:303494
 12:54 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

My wife is co-owner of a little Italian restaurant in our small (very small) city. They have a great reputation for really yummy american Italian dishes. Occassionally, once every other year or so, we get visited by a celebrity.

Several have come but I've long since forgotten who they were though I think one was Alan Alda. Two years ago it was Emerald Lagasse (famous chef) and this past Sunday it was Whoopi Goldberg. Imagine the surprize the staff and patrons felt when she walked in with her agent and body guard. :)

 

homegirl




msg:303495
 4:25 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

Congrats to your wife and her team, Lorax! Maybe Whoopi will put in a word with her friend Oprah... ;-) Was she (and the other celebs) polite/kind to the staff?

trillianjedi




msg:303496
 4:31 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

Did she leave a tip?

TJ

takagi




msg:303497
 4:37 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

>> Did she leave a tip?

Did she pay?

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lorax




msg:303498
 5:59 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

Re: tip and kind. I would think she would given what little I know of here but I'll have to get the details.

Chicago




msg:303499
 6:03 pm on Aug 5, 2003 (gmt 0)

nice to see that your not the only one with entreprenurial spirit in the family.

congratulations to the wife, and you of course, lorax.

viral marketing? or just a chance encounter?

lorax




msg:303500
 1:48 pm on Aug 7, 2003 (gmt 0)

Got the scoop.

Nice? - Very pleasant and courteous.

Tip? - She wouldn't say but she had a big smile.

homegirl




msg:303501
 5:08 pm on Aug 7, 2003 (gmt 0)

That's sweet. Kudos to your wife's discretion!

lorax




msg:303502
 2:47 pm on Aug 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

>> Kudos to your wife's discretion!

It was actually the waitress' discretion. She's been there a long time and knows how to work the floor so I imagine it was a pretty nice tip. ;)

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