Best seat in the house: For power diners, you are where you sit

There are 20 comments on the Jul 15, 2009, TwinCities.com story titled Best seat in the house: For power diners, you are where you sit. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

When multimillionaire philanthropist John Nasseff walks into the Downtowner Woodfire Grill in St.

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Since: Jan 09

Dugway, UT

#1 Jul 15, 2009
This is news? Rich people showing their arrogance by demanding the same table and restaurant owners bending over backwards to kiss their ass? If I go there, we still have the same bill, but I guess they are worth more than me. "All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others". F them.
Shawn

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Jul 16, 2009
Thanks for the list of restaurants to avoid.
Bah Humbug

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Jul 16, 2009
Ha Ha Ha

The Denny Hecker table. He should be eating off a plastic tray at Stillwater Prison. Oops, they don't take reservations. Or do they?
Tired

Wichita, KS

#4 Jul 16, 2009
And this is news worthy why? I have to agree with Shawn, good places to avoid. No thanks, I will go where the working class goes for good and affordable food and know that my hard earned money is geeting the best value.
dezlou

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Jul 16, 2009
I like table #3 at the White Castle on Uni.
Betty

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Jul 16, 2009
lobster68w wrote:
This is news? Rich people showing their arrogance by demanding the same table and restaurant owners bending over backwards to kiss their ****? If I go there, we still have the same bill, but I guess they are worth more than me. "All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others". F them.
I know who you voted for. I wish you and your ilk would for was embrace capitalism. That or move to France.
u r what u eat

Cottage Grove, MN

#7 Jul 16, 2009
Talking like someone is better than you in these days is such a turn off. I have my favorite place to go,but no one is better than me. I seen the list of places and I will not be going to any of them. This was a arrogant thing in the Pioneer Press. Have you all have nothing better than to write about. Lets have better news than this.Turned OFF
Griz

Saint Paul, MN

#8 Jul 16, 2009
Wow, Phyllis Diller ate at Pazzaluna a few years ago? I'm just so impressed. I wonder if they would serve me, a mere mortal. Wait a minute, is she still alive?
Skippy

Hudson, WI

#9 Jul 16, 2009
It's the lead article on the website because Thursday's PP contains the EAT section. Pretty simple logic, and it happened last week too.

Prepare yourself now for next Thursday.
Tired of it all

Inver Grove Heights, MN

#10 Jul 16, 2009
Great news story. Can we next be told where Brad and Angeline like to sit when they come to town. Gee I am dying to know.

Since seating is so important and such a newsworthy event. Mr, Mrs, or MISS reporter. I did not bother to read the name nor will I. I prefer a table that is clean, and far from children that have childish parents that can not keep them quite in the restaurant. Gee can you print this also? You can use my name.

How precious of this DFL millionaire bunch. I hope the waiter spits in their water.
Annie

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Jul 16, 2009
As if these people need more of a sense of entitlement, how disgusting.
Duh

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Jul 16, 2009
Skippy wrote:
It's the lead article on the website because Thursday's PP contains the EAT section. Pretty simple logic, and it happened last week too.
Prepare yourself now for next Thursday.
What's gonna happen next Thursday?
The Cold Hard Truth

Fargo, ND

#13 Jul 16, 2009
Congratulations PP. You have sunk to a new low. This article is almost as bad as the one on the idiot Franken and the Perry Mason episode.
Barb Blossom

Irvine, CA

#14 Jul 16, 2009
Money still talks. Its pretty sad when someone with money thinks so hightly of themselves that they have to have special treatment. Even with all that money they are still very insecure that they have to have a special to sit and be noticed. I dont think I will every go to the resturants mentioned except for Mancinnis which no matter who you are your treated the same.
They may get a front seat here on earth but there money wont by them heaven and they may be waiting in line for a long time.
Dam Demthuglicrat

Lakeville, MN

#15 Jul 16, 2009
I think I'll try that at McDonald's this afternoon. I'll time it to see how long they laugh, although the Edina location.....
Power Diner

Saint Paul, MN

#16 Jul 16, 2009
"Power" diner? Did the eighties come back when I wasn't looking? What's next, pet rocks?
JOS

Saint Paul, MN

#17 Jul 16, 2009
Eat the rich...
Efem All

Eden Prairie, MN

#18 Jul 16, 2009
What an arrogant, pompous article. These people can all take a flying leap and these restaurants just lost my business. How pathetic....
GiveMeBeer

Minneapolis, MN

#19 Jul 16, 2009
lobster68w wrote:
This is news? Rich people showing their arrogance by demanding the same table and restaurant owners bending over backwards to kiss their ****? If I go there, we still have the same bill, but I guess they are worth more than me. "All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others". F them.
Wow, we think alike! Meanwhile, unemployment is at all-time highs. These are the @ holes that put most of these people out on the street. good taste PP for making this the headline.

Since: Feb 08

Big Lake, MN

#20 Jul 16, 2009
My father-in-law has "his" seat at the Bonanza in St. Cloud. He prefers to have his back to the wall, just like Sam Kaplan from the story.

Of course, he usually mutters something about "Charlie" (Vietcong) coming for him as well.

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