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A Menu Board Lists The True Costs Of Lunch
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"Which of tonight's specials is the most sanctimonious?"
"And this one is listed in the National Register of Historic Places."
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"I'll have the 'All you can eat from the menu, the kitchen, and the dumpster' special."
"I guess it's really not the right neighborhood for a sidewalk café."
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"Pretentious little place, isn't it?"
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"Welcome to The Cable Cafe. Your waiter will be with you between now and 5:00PM."
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'I would appreciate it, Prescott, if you would stop referring to the oyster platter as the sea-booger special!'
"Interesting nickname - 'Tiny.' How do you come by it?"
"We call this Casual/Retro dining. You get up and make your own PB&J back in the kitchen."
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"Yes, sir, there's a fly in your soup... There's a fly in everybody's soup!"
"The food's awful, but I get a necessary charge our of this place."
"One or two customers have complained of vomiting and diarrhoea. But don't worry, it only seems to be a twenty-four hour thing."
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'I manage to make a profit okay. Most customers throw up before they eat five dollars worth.'
'I shouldn't be surprised. Any restaurant that serves Tofurkey is bound to recommend MerNo or Chardon-No-Way to drink with it.'
'Salt and pepper spray- this is a tough joint!'
Skinny, poor patron to coffee house waitress: 'Bring me something rich and robust.'
Waiter with boxing glove to diner: 'One lump or two?'
Man sees eatery, 'Mom's Cyber Cafe', below it reads, 'Formerly Mom's Diner'.
'Drink your coffee. There are people sleeping in China.'
'I'm going to try some mild shock therapy - I want you to go to Fred's Diner and order the Chef's Surprise.'
Ok, it is a 'Man's World,' but I can't always excuse myself to go powder my nose!
Taste of the east (London).
'So, I'm deluded am I? You're just jealous because that, hot young waitress keeps coming on to me.'