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Old 04-04-13, 12:55 PM
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Vegan Who Brings His Own Pasta To Restaurants Flips Out Over Not Getting A Discount


A vegan who brings his own pasta to restaurants flipped out when he was charged full-price for his dish and wasn't allowed to use a coupon.

Jack Litsky and his wife are vegans and bring their own pasta to restaurants to ensure what they're eating is 100 percent whole-grain, the man told columnist Karen Price Mueller at the New Jersey Star-Ledger.

The couple went to Monticello restaurant in NJ with friends, expecting a discount because they usually received one.

Instead, the couple was charged $24 per entree. They also weren't allowed to use a $50 coupon.

"(The owner) said, ‘You come here on a Saturday night and order a custom meal. I have to charge you extra,’" Litsky told the paper. "I said, ‘But you’ve already set the precedent where you charged me a lot less than that on several occasions,’ and she said that was the old manager’s decision and this was the new price."

The police were called, and Litsky said police threatened to arrest him for "theft of services."

But he decided to pay the bill.

The restaurant owner told the paper that Litsky was mistaken about receiving discounts in the past. They also refunded him $12.




Bamboozled: Special order leads to special bill, vegan said

The link has much more info. The guy is an ass IMO. They eat out , according to him, 50 to 60 times in a 18 month period and pull this stunt all the time. Why bother eating out at all? You want somebody to cook you store brand pasta, hire a damn cook.

The coupon thing was the icing on the cake.
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All that should have been agreed on before hand.

Yes, I think inappropriate to randomly bring food to a restaurant. However if they went well before dinner, asked about it and the restaurant were willing to accommodation, then pricing and such should be agreed on....

Most restaurants can accommodate special diets with their own food. If they can't I think the customer should go elsewhere. If I were a restaurant I wouldn't cook food others brought in. Or if they brought it in pre-cooked, I would charge full price for whatever they ordered.
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Vegans They don't even BREATHE like normal humans. They respirate by secreting a viscous ammonia-like substance from their anus
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Further proof that vegans are just better than everyone else.
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Usually I bring my own meat and make sure it's loaded with e-coli. I don't ask for a discount because in about a month I'll be getting way more back in a settlement.
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Shop Rite brand pasta
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I tried that on a hooker once, brought my own condom, lube, and $50 coupon, still got charged full price.
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If you have borderline retarded dietary requirements, you probably shouldn't eat out.
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Jack Litsky = That Guy
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23 View Post
If you have borderline retarded dietary requirements, you probably shouldn't eat out.
We have a winner!

These douches would probably go to a steakhouse and expect to be accommodated.
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Stupid douche.

Everything about this story is ridiculous.

Who takes food with them to a restaurant to have them prepare it? If you are doing that, do it yourself you douche!

Probably has dreadlocks too! Yuck!
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Originally Posted by bunkaroo View Post
We have a winner!

These douches would probably go to a steakhouse and expect to be accommodated.
A lot of steakhouses have really good salad bars. Of course you've got to bring your own mixed baby greens and steamed kale as a base, but the toppings are pretty good.
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I'm ashamed to admit that I have brought Cheerios to a restaurant for my infant kids
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What the hell. I would have charged him double.
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Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm ashamed to admit that I have brought Cheerios to a restaurant for my infant kids
That doesn't count lol.
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Originally Posted by GoVegan View Post
A lot of steakhouses have really good salad bars. Of course you've got to bring your own mixed baby greens and steamed kale as a base, but the toppings are pretty good.


Why not just pick one of the readily available restaurants that don't specifically cater to meat eaters?

My fiancee is vegetarian but thankfully not vegan, and I wouldn't even waste my time or money paying for her to eat at a steakhouse. I'd rather take her somewhere she doesn't have to bring groceries to eat.
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Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm ashamed to admit that I have brought Cheerios to a restaurant for my infant kids
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That doesn't count lol.
Agreed huge difference. Infant kids don't know any better - adults should.
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I blame the restaurant for accommodating this douche in the first place. He should have been laughed out of the establishment from the very beginning.
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Jesus.

Extra this, Extra That. And they expect a discount?
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If I went through some cosmic disturbance and when I came out the other side, I was somehow forced to hand that order to a waiter and dine in the restaurant, I think I would leave a huge tip, not ask for a discount. But maybe cosmic disturbances make people crankier than I realize, so I'm not going to rush to judgment here.
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Re: Do you bring your own food to a restaurant?

Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm ashamed to admit that I have brought Cheerios to a restaurant for my infant kids
Yeah, my kids are 2 and 3. If we go to a restaurant with the kids, there are always snacks in my wife's bag for if they won't eat the food brought to them.

I still pay for the food I ordered and don't ask for a discount because my kids only ate the snacks though
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If I was a waiter and was handed that, I would go print out the directions to the nearest Whole Foods and hand that to them.
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Originally Posted by Obi-Wan Jabroni View Post
Yeah, my kids are 2 and 3. If we go to a restaurant with the kids, there are always snacks in my wife's bag for if they won't eat the food brought to them.

I still pay for the food I ordered and don't ask for a discount because my kids only ate the snacks though

We make the little one carry his own bag lol.
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Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I'm ashamed to admit that I have brought Cheerios to a restaurant for my infant kids
asshole.

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