This town's best entertainment writer notes his test of character for local servers that not only offers an insight into human nature and but also provides a glimpse into the fresh hell of waiting tables in Kansas City.
Still, the quick story gives a nice glimpse into local life and a reminder that this cowtown is only pretending to be nice . . . Take a look:
If you've gone out to eat with me in the last year or so, you know I like to play a little game with my servers when they drop off the bill. When they swing back by, I hand them my credit card, look them dead in their eye and announce matter-of-factly, "Hey, see if this card goes through, please.