Five Most Common Restaurant Bait-and-Switch Tactics
Praying he doesn't find the hidden "krab" meat!
Every once in a while, officials from the Hotel and Restaurant division of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation office get to sleuthin'. They're looking for "food misrepresentation cases" -- usually restaurants selling you one thing but serving you another.
5: Triple Sec in place of Cointreau: Though not specified in the entry, assume a margarita was involved: "Menu states Cointreau is used in recipes. Inspector was shown Triple Sec." (1)
2. You can tuna piano, but: Caveat emptor: When you see "white tuna" on the menu, often it's this similar (but oilier and cheaper) fish. Escolar is sometimes called "snake mackerel," which doesn't look great on a menu. It usually turns up as sushi or sashimi in Japanese restaurants. (52)
If you'd like to peruse the raw data and see who the violators are, check the reports here.
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