service industry

13 Mar 2020

How to Support Artists, Performers, and Service Industry Folks During Coronavirus

Let’s get real: the American system of “Fuck you, I got mine!” has been proven to be woefully unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic. What a surprise! This plague is laying bare the fact that not having Universal Healthcare or other social safety nets is terrible for society. If we had Universal

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23 Dec 2019

What It’s Like Being A Server in San Francisco

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! Bob Dylan once wrote, You’re gonna have to serve somebody, yes indeed you’re gonna have to serve somebody. As a long-time server and resident of San Francisco, that couldn’t be more true.

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05 Sep 2014

Why San Francisco’s Obsession with Food Has Gone Too Far

These flowers and fungi will set you back a mere $248 So I just returned from a two-week vacation in New York and Nashville, most of my time was spent imbibing gods’ sweet nectar and eating my weights worth of everything these two great cities had to offer. However, after

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25 Aug 2014

Tipping While Black – The Struggles of a Black Barman

I tip because I’m a part of this industry, but more importantly I tip because I’m Black. It’s a lose-lose at times because I’ll have the urgent need to make sure that I leave a good impression…

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07 Aug 2014

Broke-Ass of the Week: The Bitchy Waiter

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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01 Aug 2014

Why the Service Industry is the Both the Best and Worst Place for Aspiring Artists to Work

The service industry: where dick jokes never get old Living and working in the performing arts usually means I spend more time behind a bar, (or in front of one) then I do on stage, or sitting at a desk writing my masterpiece. In fact you can end up spending

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