Hungry Holiday Hell – July 4 2018

by Germar Derron Below you can read the uncensored totally true text-diary of today s Fourth of July tomfoolery To be fair this was a grand opening But – but Single-man family-less quasi-friendless holidays are already the worst–then this happens And yes I have a couple of invites but I m wiped out No I did nothing to deserve this And yes Ex 11 enjoys these text-diary deliveries img border 0 height 400 src https 1 bp blogspot com -CukVxvRWBl4 Wz1Vo8u-neI AAAAAAAAEUM 4k7l-vt66IA-fFco2tckm113trjEN1hpQCK4BGAYYCw s400 IMG 20180704 125354 jpg width 359 Me nbsp 12 45 nbsp So I did decided to try this new soul food place – kinda busy but not too bad 12 57 nbsp Friend from work here I sat with him 12 57 nbsp He s done 12 57 nbsp Said it was really good 12 58 nbsp They re already out of almost everything 12 58 nbsp I ve been here for 15 mins and no one has taken my order 12 58 nbsp That kinda black music you like is blasting Y know the song came out last year but it only plays on oldies stations 12 59 nbsp It s like a family thing so a bunch a Lil kids out here dunno what s going on Tryna serve 1 01 nbsp Almost all white people here 1 04 nbsp Still haven t taken my order 1 04 nbsp I haven t eaten today 1 04 nbsp Headache 1 07 nbsp In over his head teen boy took my order after momma yelled at him 1 07 nbsp Grandma just came out the kitchen to snap on some white folk 1 08 nbsp Another black lady commiserating wit meh 1 11 nbsp Gospel blasting nbsp Scripture all over the wall 1 13 nbsp I got watermelon kool-aid – maybe 1 13 nbsp Lil girl here looks like slightly older version of your daughter – toothpick 1 14 nbsp Cash only but they ain t post it or tell anyone 1 14 nbsp It s an unsurprising disaster 1 14 nbsp She s actually much older 1 15 nbsp I can t call it black don t crack 1 15 nbsp Lotta kids just standing around workers 1 17 nbsp A dude just paid – no tax or tip – maybe later nbsp nbsp 1 20 nbsp 10 minute wait on chicken 1 20 nbsp More mature your daughter just talked to me 1 21 nbsp They even have the same teeth 1 33 nbsp They never brought my drink 1 34 nbsp They just brought two legs 1 34 nbsp He promised a breast-wing quarter 1 34 nbsp I have no food still 1 34 nbsp And I told them bring the other food I ll wait on chicken 1 35 nbsp They did not 1 35 nbsp Then they bring an ounce of mac and two legs 1 36 nbsp She is younger but the most helpful 1 38 nbsp Lady behind me has the same complaints 1 38 nbsp She got a leg 1 39 nbsp Playing old Kirk Franklin albums now 1 40 nbsp They don t refill drinks 1 41 nbsp Ate my dessert 1 41 nbsp Strawberry shortcake it was horrible 1 42 nbsp dry store bought few strawberries and a Lil whip cream 1 42 nbsp There s only been four or five tables here the entire time 1 43 nbsp 800 kids just came in through the back door 1 43 nbsp I still have no drink 1 44 nbsp I m jittery 1 45 nbsp I think I might die here 1 45 nbsp I convinced myself to support black owned 1 45 nbsp We always regret it don t we 1 45 nbsp They ran out of everything again 1 45 nbsp I think this tattooed brunette is checking me out 1 45 nbsp I caught her 1 46 nbsp Now she s making sure not to look at me 1 46 nbsp People just got here now have their food 1 46 nbsp I ve been here over an hour 1 47 nbsp Black ladies say tea not sweet nbsp Tastes like water 1 48 nbsp I just heard them yelling in the back about my fried chicken Ex 11 1 49 nbsp Omg 1 49 nbsp That s horrible Me 1 49 nbsp Nobody s order is right and they didn t like the food 1 49 nbsp The white people seem to like it 1 50 nbsp I ve been here over an hour and everybody eating but me 1 50 nbsp Uh oh take out orders wrong Ex 11 1 50 nbsp It s always a crapshoot going to a soul food restaurant And black folks just can t get right Me 1 50 nbsp Still no drink Ex 11 1 51 nbsp This gonna be a FB story Me 1 51 nbsp I m just writing to publish this later 1 51 nbsp Ltc 1 51 nbsp Putting something this long on FB 1 51 nbsp Maybe tumblr 1 52 nbsp The kids are now doing a dance routine in the front 1 52 nbsp So hard for me not to leave 1 52 nbsp I was pulling for this place nbsp Now I want them to fail 1 53 nbsp She actually asked the last table for tips It was so weird 1 53 nbsp Lady just came out of the kitchen and yelled that they don t have breasts I guess that was meant for me 1 54 nbsp They re dancing down the aisle to gospel 1 55 nbsp I m getting sick now 1 55 nbsp I think I have to go 1 56 nbsp The dude that messed up my order is eating in the back 1 59 nbsp I left 2 00 nbsp I won t go back 2 08 nbsp I m at Outback 2 10 nbsp The waitress here is mad that I m here 2 11 nbsp She s crying I don t know why 2 11 nbsp But again I m trying to be cool 2 12 nbsp I think maybe she s mad that she s getting tables or maybe tables of one but she s having a complete breakdown 2 12 nbsp She can t even talk 2 12 nbsp Could not get her name out 2 14 nbsp I still don t have a drink 2 16 nbsp She s having a complete meltdown 2 16 nbsp WTF is going on today 2 17 nbsp Got some water and bread though 2 17 nbsp Bread is stone cold Ex 11 2 18 nbsp Jesus Germar Me 2 47 nbsp Full Had a burger and Coke Feeling better She kinda apologized and said she s not charging me for the Coke 2 48 nbsp She apologized thrice Apparently she was just overwhelmed Thanked me for my patience Ex 11 3 25 nbsp Glad you got some food in ya Me 3 26 nbsp And she gave me a Coke for the road I gave her a 5 tip on a 10 meal 6 30 nbsp Don t text me Writing Story 7 05 nbsp Done img src http feeds feedburner com ff LookToTheCookie d yIl2AUoC8zA border 0 img img src http feeds feedburner com ff LookToTheCookie i -UbcNknSNzU wJQmsAGwCug F7zBnMyn0Lo border 0 img img src http feeds feedburner com ff LookToTheCookie d 7Q72WNTAKBA border 0 img img src http feeds feedburner com ff LookToTheCookie i -UbcNknSNzU wJQmsAGwCug V sGLiPBpWU border 0 img img src http feeds feedburner com ff LookToTheCookie i -UbcNknSNzU wJQmsAGwCug gIN9vFwOqvQ border 0 img img src http feeds feedburner com ff 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