2012: The Year in Racist Restaurant Receipts

Thanks, Papa John's.
Thanks, Papa John's. Photo: Minhee Cho/Twitter

It’d be great if at this time next year there weren’t enough instances of restaurant employees getting creative with the point-of-sales computer feature that allows them to enter names for customers. In 2012, Stick a Fork in It reports, cashiers and other restaurant employees around the country nicknamed customers “Chinx,” “Lady Chinky Eyes,” “Ching,” “Chong,” and “N—– Don’t Tip,” among others. Earlier this month, a bartender at Chilly D’s in Stockton, California, departed from the script and branched off into more general hatefulness when he called three women “Fat Girls” on their check. That’s not progress. [OC Weekly, Earlier]