Regarding the Wal-Mart of cuisine, Dennys, sure, folks you might see on C.O.P.S., — well, I’ll buy that perhaps. There are a lot of scumbags out there wanting something for free and I can envision such a trick, particularly in this economy and this entitled Obama society. I just do not see it in a foreign tourist coming all the way to the US for a free meal...particularly first time here and all.
The article says he was a regular customer, which makes it even weirder.
And how would I as a restaurant owner know or care who the person was or where they were from and whether they had been here before.
Plenty of “high class” wealthy people are thieves.
Yes it sucks, and they are getting plenty of bad press over it. As a business owner who has had customers bail on their bill I can’t say I blame them too much.