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Monday, October 10, 2016

RUTH CHRIS SHOULD FAST AND ATONE

Ruth Chris's steakhouse, a moderately decent steakhouse chain tried to be a little creative with it's Ann Arbor, Michigan restaurant. It offered a promotion to reduce the bill for a meal for the week following the Michigan-Rutgers game this past Saturday based on the score differential. So for example, if Michigan won by 10 points, diners would get a ten percent reduction in their bill. 

Michigan shutout  Rutgers  78-0 Saturday!

The restaurant, which quickly sold out for this week, is falling back on the small print which apparently limited their reduction to 50%.  Bad press has ensued. They would have been much better to honor their word, and make a donation to a local homeless shelter to boot. The free publicity would far outweigh their losses for a week.  It's overpriced anyway. 

Over/under on the first lawsuit being filed? 

Weird week. Court's closed Monday. Many lawyers and judges out Wednesday for Yom Kippur- the holy day of atonement for our readers of the Jewish faith. 

See you in court.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Ren (a venue) wanted to do that for the dolphins and canes margins of victory, alas, there were none and dinners were indeed obligated to pay more. As a promotion it didn't work out very well.

Anonymous said...

Kenny W ... I got your email regarding the Trump fundraiser. You can count on me. See you at the Forge.

Bababooey

Anonymous said...

Good steak. Too much butter on the plate. Stick with the lamb

Anonymous said...

Ruth's Chris in Coral Gables is second rate. Morton's and Capital Grille. And what is with those small plates they use.

Anonymous said...

Ruth's Chris is the Sizzler of "high-end" steakhouses. I used to go there in college when I could scrape together a few bucks and convince myself I had class.

If you are going to go with the chain steakhouses, Morton's and Fleming's are by and large superior restaurants. If you're going to spend $60 for a NY strip anyway, might as well have quality with better menu options.

If you want the best, Ireland's in the Bonaventure Hotel in Weston is the undisputed champion. I recommend the Wagyu strip, locally raised (Clewiston), a bottle of the Greg Norman pinot noir, and the pork belly appetizer.

Anonymous said...

Not a word over the Trump tape....

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Anonymous said...

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