dine and dash


‘Slimeball’ Diner Caught On Camera Stealing a Steak In a Napkin

“What type of person will take a steak and watch the juice drip off and then wrap it in a linen napkin?”
Bettina Makalintal

Restaurant Employee Allegedly Shoots and Injures 3 in Scuffle with Dine-and-Dasher

“I come here because it’s affordable. I like the food. I can’t see somebody getting shot over a $5 meal,” one China Cafeteria regular said.
Jelisa Castrodale
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LA's Alleged 'Dine-and-Dash Dater' Is Now Facing Up to 13 Years in Prison

Cops say he's racked up a tab of more than $950 on his two-year, meal-stealing spree.
River Donaghey

A Fedora-Wearing Dine-and-Dasher Wrote Reviews for the Restaurants He Scammed

The 54-year-old grifter looked less like a scam artist and more like somebody’s dapper, douchey stepdad.
Jelisa Castrodale
Desus & Mero

The Serial 'Dine-and-Dash Dater' Is Back, Again

Somebody stop this man.
Sarah Bellman

Terrible Rapper Runs into Ocean to Avoid Paying $465 Dinner Bill

The rapper of such contemporary classics as "Super pysco club slut" ate a baby octopus and two entire lobsters and then tried to hide underwater.
Jelisa Castrodale

A Serial Dine-And-Dasher Keeps Leaving Blind Dates with the Dinner Bill in LA

A lot of women in LA are now familiar with TFW an asshole eats a bunch of steak, says he's going to the bathroom, and then ghosts.
Alex Swerdloff
food crime

True Tales of Amsterdam's Worst Dine-and-Dashers

It's a practice as old as restaurants themselves: Customers come in, gorge themselves on food and drink, and leave without paying their bill. We spoke to some bartenders and servers in Amsterdam about their experience with dine-and-dashers.
Stefanie Staelens

How Police Caught Two Dine-and-Dashers Using Drinking Straws

Earlier this year, two friends enjoyed a meal at a Manchester restaurant, racking up a bill of £57. But instead of stumping up the cash, they made a run for it.
Phoebe Hurst