Temperatures are soaring throughout the country, and a great way to beat the heat is to duck into a restaurant where the air conditioner is blaring. But, some people might not be comfortable in a room that's too cold (or too hot), which inspired a friend we recently dined with to request that the air be turned down. The waiter said "let me see what I can do about that," ran away, and came back claiming that the manager turned it down a bit. Based on the chilly air that still streamed out of the vents, we're thinking that
Judging by the sweaty patrons streaming through the door, this might have been an inappropriate request, but we've also been in restaurants on the other side of the fence, where the a/c could be turned up a notch. What do you think, should these requests be honored? Should the waiter have brought over a tablecloth and told the chilly person to use it as a blanket? Debate!