"Sorry for the wait, but it's been like Grand Central station in here."
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"Sorry, sir, but none of our food is very good. It's the chef's way of punishing the rich."
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"Judith is someone who needs her sleep."
"Just so you guys know, in the event of an emergency I'm fully trained in P.R."
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"With any entrée, you get unlimited access to the trough."
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"All the adventure is gone since the bred out all the Trichinosis."
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"That couple behind me seem happy enough. Laughing, bantering. Probably holding hands. Not a care in the world. I hate them. The waitress is cute. No eye contact however. And the coffee is cold. She hates me."
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"The leftovers sound good."
"They're doing wonderful things with food I hate."
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"I was afraid of this - a Chinese menu just came in on our fax."
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"Relax, the real cookies await you at home."
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"I'll have the prayer breakfast."
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"Compliments to the chef! Pass it on."
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"Good evening folks. Tonight we have the food you didn't finish last time you were here."
"We think it's terribly important that you meet the people responsible for the food you're eating tonight."
"One B.L.T., one cherry pie, and one bowl of chili with crackers on the side!"
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"I don't see anything on the menu. Can I just order in from somewhere else?"
"How do you want your egg?"
"Although you've yet to try your water or even order an entree, how is everything?"
Chinese Novel Cookie
"Fresh sprinkles for your ice cream?"
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"We saw some inspired lunacy, then had some uninspired Italian."
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Adam and Eve and Scott
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