Stopped in to the slick new grocery/restaurant/to-go bar at Westgate (site of the former Kroger store for those that long in the tooth). Salad bar was impressive with a $4.99 per lb price tag on the to-go side and a $5.99 all you can eat deal with real plates but plastic utensils. Figuring they TARE out the plate like at the Co-Op, I half-filled a large plate with some kale salad. Wandering towards the first helpful employee-type person I spotted, I was directed thru the sliding doors to the sit-down restaurant. "The waitstaff will take care of that for you". Great, I'm starving. Indeed, a waitstaff-type person told me it would be $2.99 and would I like anything to drink?. Nope, I'll just eat. A second, less perky waitstaff person also asked if I wanted anything to drink and I still declined, stating I would just eat. He rang up my plate and dropped a ticket for $5.99.
Uhm. I think I want to get it from the nice lady who talked to me first with her $2.99 price tag.
He drifted off, returning with a not-quite firm "it is $5.99 cuz you got the big plate". Well, no, I got about 6 ounces of Kale here and that isn't "All I Can Eat" nor does it even come close to the full pound that the sign says I can get for $4.99 if I don't sully a plate.
Dropped (6) $1 bills on the table and left with a sour taste in my mouth. Prolly stick with the Co-Op in the future what with their chipping and all.
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Should have taken the plate back to the salad bar, dumped it in the to-go box and tried again. Don't let some clerk circumvent the prices clearly on offer with some secret rules.
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