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Servers Around the World Share the Most Annoying Things Americans Do in Restaurants

Servers Around the World Share the Most Annoying Things Americans Do in Restaurants

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Apparently asking for “extra protein” with pasta is an irritating thing to do.   The trope of the sneaker-wearing, fanny pack-toting American tourist is a tired one. What sets American travelers apart has more to do with how they carry themselves than with the selfie sticks they carry. We spoke with a handful of servers from around the world to learn more about our most annoying behaviors in bars, restaurants and cafés.1. Eating at 6:00 p.m.“Americans come in to eat dinner at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., when people are still basically eating lunch,” a Rome waiter told me. “We jokingly say, ‘Mi fa salire il fascismo.’” (Loose translation: “They are driving me to fascism.”)2. Demanding extra protein.The same Rome waiter told me his biggest pet peeve is when Americ...