What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants?

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2012/02/27 13:42:30 (permalink)

What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants?

Question courtesy of Tom Fitzmorris, food writer & critic in NOLA www.nomenu.com
C'mon, you've all done it!
What IS the most stolen item taken from restaurants? Take a guess. I'll post the answer a little later
post edited by Foodbme - 2012/02/27 13:44:00
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    CCinNJ
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 13:49:14 (permalink)
    Snail tongs
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    Foodbme
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 13:51:35 (permalink)
    CCinNJ

    Snail tongs

    Close, but no cigar!
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:28:07 (permalink)
    salt and pepper shakers???
     
    Paul E. smith
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:32:22 (permalink)
    Oyster forks???
     
    Paul E. smith
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:44:49 (permalink)
    Steak knives?
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:48:02 (permalink)
    Splenda
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:48:03 (permalink)
    Sundancer7

    Oyster forks???

    Paul E. smith
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    CONGRATULATIONS!
    The 6 foot stuffed Panda Bear goes to Sundancer!!! (Tell me you didn't look it up!)
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:48:13 (permalink)
    Sweet and Low packages?
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:54:35 (permalink)
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    Oyster forks???

    Paul E. smith
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    CONGRATULATIONS!
    The 6 foot stuffed Panda Bear goes to Sundancer!!! (Tell me you didn't look it up!)

    I sorta recall my many trips to NOLA
     
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 14:56:03 (permalink)
    I guess I shouldn't admit it but I probably haven't been to 5 places in my life that even had oyster forks :)
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 15:03:59 (permalink)
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    Foodbme

    Sundancer7

    Oyster forks???

    Paul E. smith
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    CONGRATULATIONS!
    The 6 foot stuffed Panda Bear goes to Sundancer!!! (Tell me you didn't look it up!)

    I sorta recall my many trips to NOLA

    Paul E. Smith
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    So, do you have a complete service for 8 or 12??
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 15:04:20 (permalink)
    I wouldn't know an oyster fork if I saw one! The only thing I remember ever taking from a restaurant was in the early 1970's and my drunk friends and I took a squeeze bottle of horsey sauce from Arbys for use at home. We would return it and trade it for a fresh one from time to time! I still like horsey sauce when I get something from Arbys about every 2 years or so. They do have a good fish sandwich during Lent.
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 18:02:04 (permalink)
    My plastic soup spoons go out of here by the carload!
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/27 22:33:21 (permalink)
    the BIG forks from steakhouses.
    you just can't find them in stores. ..... so I've heard.
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 14:54:27 (permalink)
    Hello all ,
     
    Salt and pepper shakers , sugar packets ,
    little saki cups from those Japanese restaurants
    Benzee
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 15:14:05 (permalink)
    menus
    sweet & low/sugar packs
    tableware
    unique glasses
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 15:27:24 (permalink)
    In my restaurants it was always S & P shakers.
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 17:03:28 (permalink)
    I would have guessed Splenda. Not because it's expensive, but because people who like it prefer it above all others, and many places only have pink and blue.
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 17:04:54 (permalink)
    I know a LOT of those giant beer mugs disappeared from the Lum's in Gulfport, MS in the 1960's what with all those larcenous airmen at Keesler AFB. pb
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/28 21:28:26 (permalink)
    Condiment packets...Salt, Pepper, Catsup, Mustard, Sugar.  You name it, if it is laid out for use by the customers, it will disappear.
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/29 11:09:47 (permalink)
    In ALL, Restaurants, I'd have to go with S and P......If it was just roadside or fast food type places, I'd bet on condiment packs
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    Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? 2012/02/29 11:17:09 (permalink)
    I recall a couple of decades back, Wendy's (at least in the New York metropolitan area) had to make their packets of hot sauce for their chili only available from the clerks; it is a pretty decent hot sauce, with a nice cumin top note, and they were being stolen in droves from the condiment counter.
     
    Bart
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