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Applebee’s That Racially Profiled Customers Will Close for a Bit to ‘Regroup’
It fired three employees who wrongly mistook two women for dine-and-dashers.
tax and spend
Thoughtful Tax Protester Leaves Server ‘Personal Gift’ Since ‘Taxation Is Theft’
“This is not a tip. It is a personal gift and not subject to federal or state income taxes.”
Man Caught Stealing Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Tries to Burn Down the Store
Joshua Crook brings new meaning to getting “dangerously cheesy.”
The Chain Gang
Olive Garden Is the Latest Restaurant to Boot an on-Duty Cop
The officer was there with his family for a birthday lunch; the issue was his gun.
Donald Trump’s Face Miraculously Appeared in Butter
“I’m just tired of seeing his face everywhere. And I open up my butter and there he is.”
Woman Sues Roll-Throwing Restaurant for Throwing Rolls
The customer claims a freshly baked projectile gave her “a lacerated cornea with a vitreous detachment.”
lawsuits, The F Word
Starbucks Sends Cease and Desist to Brewpub Serving ‘Frappicino’
“We just want to help a business like Starbucks. Us small business owners need to stick together.”
Extreme Couponers Running Amok; Wal-Mart Donates $100,000 to Cart For a Cause
The TLC show has created a fever for clipping coupons, leaving some store shelves ravaged.
Foodies With Benefits
Mudpies for Joplin at Simplethings
Carrie Cusack is raising funds for her devastated hometown this week.
Scammers Try to Con Restaurants; A Sulking Gordon Ramsay Retreats to The States
Fake health inspectors try to get at private information, while Gordo leaves England following the firing of his father-in-law.
Manager Accused of Meth-Making at Sonic; Western Chefs Cook with Cannabis
While a Sonic employee is accused of using the restaurant to make drugs, chefs in Denver and Southern California are proud to put pot in their dishes.