Dining Faux Pas

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  1. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I went to a Japanese steak house-Mikata- with a female friend and we order.
    eyes being like they are and they keep it so that night vision goggles are appropros, i scan the hibachi menu and see that the prices go up as i scan down. so i order a steak meal, guessing it is like 16.95 and i am talking away with my friend.

    i got my bill and i see it is for 54 dollars and change. tip not yet added.

    i had accidentally ordered the Kobe beef. i paid for it, since i ate it, but i was so red from embarrassment.

    oddly enough, this was the same woman that years back, right after high school, i took her on a date to a small restaurant and with 50 dollars in the wallet, i didn't have enough money to cover the tip- and that was after we ordered the cheapest entrees on the menu. she is either a jinx at dinner or i am a klutz. any one else mess up like this in an eatery?
     
  2. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    What was the embarrassing part, that you ordered something so expensive?
     
  3. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    Is it Mikata or Mikatos? Mikatos in Huntsville is the best.
     
  4. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    So.. how was the steak? Was it worth $54 (in terms of the quality)?
     
  5. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    It is MIKATA. and the embarrassing part was me trying to do something i couldn't in a dimly lit place and didn't ask for help and wound up with (to answer your question) really nice, medium well kobe beef.
    54 bucks is a lot to pay for pride, ya know.

    and it has been a while, but my first Japanese steak house ever was a KOBE in Birmingham. even the tofu rocked.
     
  6. MegaPrime33

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    Yeah, I still don't get it. You're embarrassed for ordering something expensive without knowing and didn't ask for help in reading the menu? If so, I don't really seeing as that's embarrassing.
     
  7. Blunticon

    Blunticon The Oddjob

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    The only way I mess up in a eatery is by not eating all my food. Nah man, always bring more than enough money, espicially on a date.
     
  8. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I believe he has some eyesight problems which when combined with the dimly lit restaurant made the menu difficult to navigate.
     
  9. Foster

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    This is why I always wear a miner's helmet to nice restaurants.
     

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