'FOH' Is a New Podcast with Savvy, Piping-Hot Takes on the Service Industry
It’s 'Chapo Trap House' meets 'Kitchen Confidential,' with a refreshingly female perspective.
My First Time
The First Time I Was Paid for Sex
"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Cleaner
"The worst thing was walking into someone's flat and finding their dead father just lying on the floor."
UK Government Considers Banning Unpaid Trial Shifts in Restaurants and Bars
Scottish MP Stewart McDonald has called for an end to the practice that sees prospective employees perform test shifts with no payment.
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Waitress
"A guest once poured champagne over her food and threw sushi around the restaurant. When I asked her what the problem was, she said, 'I've got so much money I could buy your life.'"
Why I Only Sleep with Bartenders
"Every single person I’ve slept with for the last four years is a narcissist with a drinking problem."
Pizza Hut Waitress No Longer Homeless, Thanks to Amazing Customer
“That tip absolutely changed my life."
Internet Explodes After a Couple Posts Passive-Aggressive Tipping 'Trick'
“Put 5 dollars out on the table at the beginning of the dinner for the waiter/waitress to see. (Don’t say anything to them) if they mess up, you take a dollar away, and so on.”
What Happens When Your Restaurant Side Gig Takes Over Your Life
It was supposed to be a part-time job while I focused on my career. That was five years ago.
Working in a High-End Salon Made Me Hate the Rich
And turned me into a monster.
Things You Learn Working Retail During the Holidays
Christmastime turns an already-awful job into an actual nightmare.
Refugee Chefs: Roudi
Roudi Chikho shares his story of how he narrowly escaped death in his homeland of Syria, and how he found work in one of the UK's finest Middle Eastern restaurants.