Restaurants

14 Oct 2020

This Is How Some Restaurants Are Staying Afloat During COVID

There’s no denying that the pandemic has dramatically affected every person and every business in our country. While we all wait for lives to return to (a new?) normal by way of a vaccine or common sense, business owners are struggling to devise new ways to stay in operation. Retailers

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07 Oct 2020

4 Things Your Server Wants You To Know About Dining Out During COVID

Cruising into our seventh month of living through a pandemic, everyone is still adjusting to the new normal and wondering if we will ever have the old normal back again. Each day brings more adjustments we all have to deal with, but there are few things restaurant workers would like

Bitchy Waiter 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
15 Sep 2020

Do You Know Who the Most Important Restaurant Employee Is?

At first thought, it might be easy to assume that the most paramount of employees in a restaurant are the servers. They are the face of the industry and sometimes customers will excuse sub-par food if the service more than makes up for it, but the server is not the

Bitchy Waiter 0
12 Aug 2020

10 Times The Customer is NOT Always Right

For decades, customers have been spoon-fed the notion that no matter how ridiculous their request is or how absurd their complaint might be, the customer is always right. They’ve seen the slogan on signs in restaurants and at businesses and there is probably someone, somewhere who has the immortal catchphrase

Bitchy Waiter 1
10 Jun 2020

Here’s What To Expect the Next Time You Go Out To Eat

As restaurants slowly begin to reopen across the country after having been been closed for weeks due to the pandemic, diners and restaurant workers alike are eager to get back into the swing of things. Customers are ready to be served and servers are ready to make some tips, but

Bitchy Waiter 0
08 Jun 2017

San Francisco “Ocean Friendly” Restaurants Doing Important Work

Restaurants who are eliminating the plastic straws and takeout containers that are choking the oceans, killing sea life, and washing up on our beaches

Guest Writer 0
26 Jan 2017

Del Encanto: Another Puerto Rican restaurant. Finally!

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE!   I’m happy to inform you that the Bay Area has finally gotten another place where you can consume Puerto Rican food. You’d think there’d be more than a handful of PR

illyannam 0
20 Oct 2016

Why Everyone Should Work in a Restaurant

Everyone should work in a restaurant at least once. Ask any server, bartender, barista, cook, dishwasher, buser, greeter, and they’ll agree. It’s a conversation I often have with other people in the restaurant industry. This conversation is half bitching about customers (sorry not sorry) and half enumerating all the ways that working in a restaurant makes you a better person.

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0