What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants?

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Foodbme
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What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 1:42 PM
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
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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 1:49 PM
Snail tongs

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 1:51 PM
CCinNJ


Snail tongs

Close, but no cigar!

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:28 PM
salt and pepper shakers???
 
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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:32 PM
Oyster forks???
 
Paul E. smith
Knoxville, TN

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:44 PM
Steak knives?

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:48 PM
Splenda

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:48 PM
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Oyster forks???

Paul E. smith
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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:48 PM
Sweet and Low packages?

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:54 PM
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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? - Mon, 02/27/12 2:56 PM
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? - Mon, 02/27/12 3:03 PM
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Foodbme


Sundancer7


Oyster forks???

Paul E. smith
Knoxville, TN

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
Knoxville, TN

So, do you have a complete service for 8 or 12??

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 3:04 PM
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? - Mon, 02/27/12 6:02 PM
My plastic soup spoons go out of here by the carload!

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Mon, 02/27/12 10:33 PM
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? - Tue, 02/28/12 2:54 PM
Hello all ,
 
Salt and pepper shakers , sugar packets ,
little saki cups from those Japanese restaurants
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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Tue, 02/28/12 3:14 PM
menus
sweet & low/sugar packs
tableware
unique glasses

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Tue, 02/28/12 3:27 PM
In my restaurants it was always S & P shakers.

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Re:What's The Most Stolen Item from Restaurants? - Tue, 02/28/12 5:03 PM
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? - Tue, 02/28/12 5:04 PM
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? - Tue, 02/28/12 9:28 PM
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? - Wed, 02/29/12 11:09 AM
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? - Wed, 02/29/12 11:17 AM
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.
 
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