I came across an interesting article over in the OC Weekly today, about Santa Ana’s “The Playground” restaurant. Apparently one of the OC Weekly’s readers visited The Playground and he asked for a slice of orange for his drink. He was refused. The policy at this pricey restaurant is to refuse any food or drink modification requests by customers. The upset customer apparently told the server that he would write a bad review on Yelp and that was it. He was tossed out!
He may have been lucky. Go over to Yelp and you will see that many folks have had awful experiences at The Playground. Click here and see for yourself! The complaints are legion. The Yelpers often complain about the service; the huge amounts of salt on the food; the under-cooked meat; the small portions; the strange food pairings; the noise; the lack of tables, etc.
Several Yelpers complained about the dirty bathrooms. The Orange County Health Care Agency inspected The Playground on November 8, last year. They found dirty bathrooms too – and more: Continue reading