Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip-Confessions of a Cynical Waiter
Publish date: July 29th 2008
Pages no: 302
Edition language: English
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book does not deserve the 1-star reviews that are cluttering up the front page of its entry. Dublanica merely provides an easy target-- you'd be a trifle hesitant to 1-star, say, a book written by a executioner or some celebrity CEO who theoretically could have you fired by the next business day, bu...
As a life-long waitress, this book spoke to me. Loved his humor. Loved his tales of server mishaps. Good read for anyone who has ever done this for a living.
Although this is ostensibly a collection of a waiter's experiences on the job, I hesitate to shelve it in non-fiction. Dublanica so clearly takes artistic licenses that very little rings true. There are a few sections that seem real, but the majority of this book is either Dublanica talking about ...
I didn't like this book that much, I'm sorry to say. I'm sorry to say so because it came highly recommended by a close friend of mine, because it's about an industry I'm intrigued by, and because the author often cites theological, historical, and psychological points I find utterly fascinating. It ...
There really needs to be a button that says - 'half read'. I picked this up at the airport on our way to our honeymoon as a quick and quirky beach read but I got about page 160 and gave up. Yes, even though the first 50 pages half intrigued me, I thought a plot would envail ... it didn't, so I gav...