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Would You Send Back an Overcooked Burger?

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 67 comments

What would you do with this overcooked burger? After reading about Damon’s experience with receiving an overcooked burger at 8 oz. Burger Bar, AHT reader Joshua S. emailed us to ask what our take is on sending a burger... More

When Splitting the Check Gives You a Splitting Headache

Ed Levine 15 comments

How I missed the NYT piece about splitting the check at celebratory restaurant meals I'll never know. Serious Eats friend Megnut was all over it, but somehow we missed it. Well, there's no use crying over spilled wine. Why I am so chagrined is that piece spoke to me in so many ways. As a nondrinker I have been burned so many times it has probably cost me enough money over the years to pay for my son's college tuition for a year. A few years ago at a dinner for a colleague retiring from a trade committee, I remember being asked to pony up $200 for a dinner featuring many expensive bottles of wine, of which I had nary... More

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