February 8, 2023
Annapolis, US 60 F

Camping Anyone?

Summer in Annapolis always has the town packed to the brim with visitors. Especially with the recent storm, record high temperatures and elongated power outages, most people have felt the […]

To Own Or Not To Own….Is It Even A Question?

It’s amazing how much ammunition I’ve been able to gather in the past several months of hiatus from my blog! What an interesting ride it’s been: three different restaurant jobs […]

Blogger Don’ts

With the invention of the Internet, and more specifically the invention of blogging, anyone now can claim to be a world renowned critic. At what point can we disregard blog-obsessed […]

Oh Nah Uh

It has come to my attention that it does not matter if you work at Ruth’s Chris or McDonald’s, there are always going to be customers that try to scam […]

Not my ID-ea of a good time

Oh spring just brings out the best in people, doesn’t it? It’s so much fun to spend hours outside while the days start to get longer and warmer, and who […]

I Need Some Yelp Here!

In day to day life, everyone has the chance of encountering all sorts of different people. Sometimes those people are genuinely very nice, and other times they are flat out […]

Merry Merry!

Merry Christmas to you all you Annapolitans out there! As you’re celebrating the holidays and gearing up for the New Year, don’t forget about your hard working servers out there. […]

I Work Hard For The Money

I was faced with the unusual, but not altogether rare, situation last week where I was over-tipped. And when I say “over-tipped” I don’t mean a generous table that had […]

Annapalooza!

Yes, after a summer of some travel and a little R&R, the Bar Bitch has returned. But before I head back behind the rail, I took a detour to Annapalooza! […]

Ooops, Did I Just Talk Back?

Every now and then a customer can irk a server so badly that we have to refrain from making inappropriate comments and risk losing our jobs. There are times, however, […]

The Bar Bitch Turns The Other Cheek

It has been brought to my attention that one of my frequent commentors has a blog of her own–well actually several. It’s actually pretty hilarious from a server’s point of […]

Excuuuuuuse Me?

So, I just got home from work and was so irked by this woman tonight I had to vent, the dog wasn’t having any of it, so here you go! […]

Here’s a Tip For You…

Since the topic of “tipping” seemed to draw a lot of attention last week, I wanted to touch on that topic today. I did a bit of research regarding tipping […]

StereoTIPPING

Ah, the elusive tipping. Anyone who has ever worked in a restaurant will tell you that many stereotypes exist when it comes to tipping. Wikipedia defines a stereotype as “a […]

Kids

Kids. They’re great. I don’t have any myself but after teaching, coaching, and babysitting, I’m ready to give them back after my allotted time. Sure when I have my own […]

No Reservations

I read an article recently in Restaurant and Hospitality Magazine which really got me thinking about what people expect when they go out to dinner. In a nutshell, the article […]

Going Mobile

About a week ago a minor accident at work caused me to be sans cell phone for four whole days. It was the most stress I have experienced in years. […]

I Am Server, Hear Me Roar!

I am an avid believer that everyone should work in the service industry for a few weeks out of their life. Screw community service in high school, require teenagers to […]