Skip to comments.Diabetic's discrimination lawsuit against restaurant is hard to swallow
Posted on 02/24/2011 6:42:38 PM PST by Ronin
David Martin was in the mood for raw fish, and he liked the deal offered by a Studio City sushi restaurant: all you can eat for $28.
He took a seat at the counter and started ordering. But it turned out that Martin didn't really want sushi, which includes rice; he wanted all-you-can-eat sashimi, which is just fish. He began picking the seafood off the top and leaving the rice.
Restaurant owner Jay Oh told Martin that if he wanted the all-you-can-eat price, he'd have to eat the rice too and not just fill up on fish. Martin replied that he has diabetes and that he can't eat rice.
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It is infuriating how, in recent years, so many wonderful restaurants and bars have been put out of business by conniving and unscrupulous jerks who use their disabilities for ill gain.
Seems like the solution is pretty easy...don’t offer anything “all you can eat.”
Technically, sushi is just the rice (it means vinegar rice). So if he paid for all you can eat rice and eats something else, he is in the wrong, period.
The restaurant was set up by a jerk. He walked in with $$ in his eyes.
Sue, sue, sue.
What in God’s name is this reasonable article doing in the leftist-victimology-as-an-art-form LA Times?
Sleezeburger in Sacramento had a very small bar and a walkup order counter but but covered tables 'outside'. They accomodated the handicapped by going outside for there orders. Good enough? NOPE. This wheelchair dude that makes a living finding violations sued because he couldn't come inside to order and shut them down since there was NO way they could modify and still keep the required parking spots. Fortunately, they reopened elsewhere but it doesn't have the same 'ambience'.
Yes, sir, that’s all you can eat for $28.
I am on the side of the diabetic since I react the same way to rice. You have to be strong and not eat it.
Shakedown. Nothing more, nothing less.
Unfortunately, the world is full of bunco artists. Some of them are diabetic.
Let's shut down all ski resorts because some people can't ski;no one allowed to watch tv since the blind can't see it.I have some limitations myself and don't expect the rest of the world to kiss m butt.His diabetes is just a feel-sorry for me tool used by a greedy pig!
“Oh” is obviously a Korean surname. The Koreans are good people. But a word to the wise: Sushi should be eaten only when prepared by a Japanese chef.
(I’ve learned that lesson via a couple of very “uncomfortable” reactions after dining at places without Japanese chefs. But U’ve never had a hint of trouble in the umpteen times I’ve had sushi at genuine Japanese establishments.)
Bright guy too.
His wife was a nurse. One day he and she got in a tiff and she pushed him down the stairs.
End of marriage. But you know, I never once heard him complain about places he couldn't get into.
Yeah, but when I go to an all you can eat restaurant, I choose the food I want to eat. It’s akin to an all you can eat buffet demanding you eat bread with your meal.
I don’t think the guy meant to come in and stir up trouble. I don’t think the owner meant to defraud anyone. I think there was definitely some room for misunderstanding in the “all you can eat”. I would have called this a tie, until the lawsuit happened - that tips my opinion against the plaintiff.
I am a diabetic and this guy is a crook!
‘Its akin to an all you can eat buffet demanding you eat bread with your meal.’
A buffet is not a sit down meal.
If allMartin wants is for Jay Oh to change his policy,then Jay Oh should say no more all you can eat , and Martin should drop the suit.
I think Martin wants the 4 Grand.
“Technically, sushi is just the rice (it means vinegar rice). So if he paid for all you can eat rice and eats something else, he is in the wrong, period.”
You’re absolutely right.
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