After a certain time, it’s all decaf
“In most restaurants, after 8 p.m. or so, all the coffee is decaf because no one wants to clean two different coffeepots. I’ll bring out a tray with 12 coffees on it and give some to the customers who ordered regular, others to the ones who ordered decaf. But they’re all decaf.”—Charity Ohlund. Check out the things restaurant owners wish they could tell you.
We give kids lots of sugar
“We put sugar in our kids’ meals so kids will like them more. Seriously. We even put extra sugar in the dough for the kids’ pizzas.”—Waitress at a well-known pizza chain.
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We lie to vegetarians
If you’re a vegetarian and you ask if we use vegetable stock, I’m going to say yes, even if we don’t. You’ll never know the difference.