“I’d like to taste your chicken salad. Do you give samples?” my friend asked our server.
“No ma’am. We don’t,” he said and left us to our menus.
“I guess I’ll order something else,” she said.
As we enjoyed our meal the manager dropped by our table to ask how our food was. We told her it was great. Then my friend repeated her question.
“We aren’t able to offer samples because we make each dish fresh when it’s ordered,” she said.
That answer was much more satisfying. There was a legitimate reason they wouldn’t offer a sample. But I still wasn’t convinced. I couldn’t imagine them making one serving of chicken salad at a time.Continue Reading