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Bar La Grassa vs a Twittering Shmuck [Moved from Minneapolis-St. Paul]

SmartCookie Feb 1, 2011 09:50 AM

Whiny wanna-be can't get a table and lies about the experience via Twitter:


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    jujuthomas Feb 4, 2011 05:24 AM

    Wow! such conceit from the "celeb". Good for the resto for not bumping anyone for him, and for letting people know what really happened! LOVE the responses to the article!

    I seriously don't get the twitter thing - I can't imagine being that interested in the minutiae of someone else's life to follow someone's tweets - I'm not even that interested in my own minutiae! lol

    1. nofunlatte Feb 3, 2011 04:03 PM

      Read the article and some of the comments. I always liked Minnesotans, but now I like them even more.

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        soupkitten Feb 2, 2011 07:09 PM

        whoa look at all of those responses to rick nelson's article! boy, i guess the natives really don't care for the entitled la d-listers douchebag types! love this town. :) cheers to chef becker and nancy and their staff, they run good restaurants.

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          smkit Feb 2, 2011 05:29 PM

          I've been trying to get into Bar La Grassa for some time. I missed a reservation a couple weeks ago by 30 minutes because of interstate closing. Someone else got our table, and they were unwilling to bump someone else for me and my pregnant wife. I respected them for that decision. And the fact they didn't let this guy in makes me feel even better about missing the reservation.

          This Bob guy sounds like a loser.

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            hgg Feb 1, 2011 10:06 AM

            Why in the world would BLG says no to AMEX concierge services other than the obvious - no available tables without bumping someone else. So what this jerk is asking is that someone else be denied a table so his party can dine at their preferred time.

            Anyone with a twitter account should respond with a reference to the Strib article. (if you can, I don't have a twitter account and don't know the features).

            Hats off to BLG for treating their customers fairly.

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              Worldwide Diner Feb 2, 2011 06:45 AM

              The twittering schmuck is none other than Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels of the Biggest Loser fame. I hope BLG sues him for libel.

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