Thanks to a certain Beverly Hills eatery, it may be appropriate to tweak that famous David Hannum-P.T. Barnum saying. In this case, it’s more like – “There’s an appetizer born every minute.”
We suggest this Seinfeld-ian edit after reading AP reporter John Rogers’ summary of the fallout that followed the recent Twitter outreach of Red Medicine co-owner Noah Ellis. Calling out customers who fail to make good on a busy-time reservation is not quite as risky as flushing out an award-winning restaurant critic on your official website. Still, it has us trying to decide whether Ellis is a marketing genius or simply off his bamboo steamer:
One Beverly Hills restaurant owner decided enough was enough, taking to Twitter to publicly call out those who skipped out on their reservations on a recent busy Saturday.