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Headed to New York? Watch out for sleazy restaurant Nello

Discussion in 'Wackbag's Mean Cusine' started by BIV, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.
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    http://boingboing.net/2012/04/09/headed-to-new-york-watch-out.html

     
  2. DeadHeadRedHead

    DeadHeadRedHead High maintenance, low tolerance
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    I spent most of last night reading reviews on Yelp about these hustlers. Hilarious!
     
  3. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.
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    Isn't it illegal to charge for water, or do they just automatically grab you bottled water if you don't specify tap?
     
  4. Motor Head

    Motor Head HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL

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    If I got taken for $400....moltov cocktail.
     
  5. Creasy Bear

    Creasy Bear gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh
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    What idiot would actually pay the bill? I'd just walk the fuck out. Go ahead, call the cops. Good luck finding a cop who would give half a fuck that one of your customers refused to pay $200 for 20 cents worth of spaghetti.
     
  6. Yesterdays Hero

    Yesterdays Hero She's better than you, Smirkalicious.
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    Another fine reason to A) research the place before you go in the door, or B) eat at home.
     
  7. flyerfan116

    flyerfan116 Fuckin savages

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    X2 and who the hell would order food at a restaurant they were not familiar with without knowing how much you were spending. I don't care how much money you have $15 for a glass of water is asinine
     
  8. NeonTaster

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    That's a bingo.
     
  9. lockjaaaaww

    lockjaaaaww All out of Bubble Gum.

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    Ya Just say Bingo.
     
  10. NeonTaster

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    Tell that to the Nazi I was quoting.

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  11. stevethrower

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    Yum...

    Here's what the health dept had to say -

    Violations recorded in the following area (s) and a Notice of Violation issued at the reinspection conducted on 06/29/2011.
    "Critical" violations are displayed in red.

    Violation points: 13

    Sanitary Violations

    1) Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

    2) Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.

    3) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

    4) Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.

    Well at least they have improved... they went from a 23 violation points down to 7 violation points.

    Their most recent one...

    Violations recorded in the following area (s) and a Notice of Violation issued at the reinspection conducted on 02/28/2012.
    "Critical" violations are displayed in red.

    Violation points: 7

    Sanitary Violations
    1) Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
    2) Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
     
  12. THE FEZ MAN

    THE FEZ MAN as a matter of fact i dont have 5$

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    if you go into a restaurant with out prices on the menu you get exactly what you deserve, my x ordered a "special" with out asking the price one time at one of our favorite restaurants, 35$ later she learned her lesson, (average price was between 15-20$ tops) i also wont go into a restaurant with out checking out the menu first ive found the biggest rip off restaurants around here are at the casinos
     
  13. Ballbuster1

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    Then you're an asshole for eating there.
     
  14. Psychopath

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    Sounds like Casa Bella in Little Italy. I wonder if this Nello place is owned by the Banano's as well.
     
  15. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    $35 for a special in a NYC restaurant is nothing.
     
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    Someone needs to organize a dine and dash flash mob at that place.
     
  17. Motor Head

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    They charge you for water and bread??? Are we sure this ey-talian restaurant is not owned by the boys that eat no ham and love matzo ball soup?:action-sm
     
  18. THE FEZ MAN

    THE FEZ MAN as a matter of fact i dont have 5$

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    i know that, but at an up scale pizza joint in collings wood NJ it is
     
  19. Stormrider666

    Stormrider666 Hell is home.
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    I think that's a bit much.

    I on the other hand, would be returning the meal to the establishment in 30 minutes or so right in middle of their dining room.
     
  20. luckie1710

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    I wonder what letter grade it got?
     

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