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Vegetarian options at Floating Rock?

Thank you! That's exactly what I was hoping for.

May 06, 2011
bbdb in Greater Boston Area

Vegetarian options at Floating Rock?

The veggie options seem very limited according to the menu posted online. Is this fairly typical or is it because the menu is smaller at the Cambridge location? Any more information is appreciated. Thanks!

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Floating Rock
485 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

May 06, 2011
bbdb in Greater Boston Area

Bringing birthday cakes/desserts to a restaurant? [moved from Boston board]

Thank you for your responses and especially for pointing out the previous thread. I've looked at threads here for a bit but I'm pretty new to posting/searching on the board.

I should have given a bit more information as to why I was asking the question. I work at a restaurant and about 20% of the customers, who bring in their own cakes, are considerate enough to call beforehand to check. Most others will walk in with the cake and expect that it is alright. As this happens all the time and we do make special desserts upon request, the restaurant instituted a plating charge. This is where it gets awkward. Most people are fine with it but others balk at it and make it seem like the server/restaurant is getting away with armed robbery. In the meantime I can't tell you how many times it gets me or the other servers in the weeds because we often present the cake, wait for the person to blow the candle and cut the cake... then take it back to slice the cake and plate it ourselves, carrying over 6-20 plates and new silverware to the party. I get the grouse that if you are spending a lot of money on the food, shouldn't the restaurant forgo the comparatively paltry plating fee but on the other hand, if you are indeed paying that much for the meal, how is the plating fee breaking the bank? This doesn't even take into account the extra time at the table and delayed flipping of tables.

Nov 30, 2010
bbdb in Not About Food

Bringing birthday cakes/desserts to a restaurant? [moved from Boston board]

I've seen people bring in their own birthday cakes to a restaurant. I personally think it's a bit rude, especially if the restaurant in question has a dessert menu. What do you think?

Nov 30, 2010
bbdb in Not About Food