Vegan Flips Out After Being Denied Discount For Bringing Own Pasta to Restaurant

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A vegan who brings his own pasta to restaurants to ensure he eats only 100 percent whole grains flipped out when he was charged full-price for his dish.

Jack Litsky and his wife went to a Monticello, N.J. eatery, where they often bring their own pasta and were expecting a discount because they usually get one.

Instead, the couple was charged $24 per entree.

They also weren't allowed to use a $50 coupon.

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"The owner said, ‘You come in on a Saturday night and order a custom meal. I have to charge you extra,'" Litsky told the Newark Star-Ledger.

"I said, 'But you’ve already set the precedent where you charged me a lot less on several occasions,' and she said that was the old manager’s decision."

"She said 'this is the new price.'"

The patrons caused a scene - so much so that the police were called - and Litsky said that the authorities threatened to arrest him for "theft of services."

He decided to pay the bill.

The restaurant owner told the paper that Litsky is mistaken about receiving discounts in the past, however as a sign of good faith, they refunded him $12.

The moral of the story? Even an innocuous beef over vegan recipes - such as one for vegan pancakes - can turn ugly, but cooler heads can always prevail before anyone gets arrested.

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If the food is not to your liking, don't go there.

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I'm a vegetarian. Those customers are stupid. I side with the manager. Stay home and cook your own fancy pasta you pretentious jerks! Or hire someone to cook it for you. Don't go to a restaurant and expect the chef to be your own personal chef! Talk about delusional. Geez.

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@ Tm8

I TOTALLY AGREE! The customer is being ridiculous. You shouldn't go into any restaurant & "expect" a discount. Most places don't allow you to bring in your own food anyway. That's like going into McDonalds bringing your own hamburger & expecting a discount on a Happy Meal.