We’re all apparently rage-tweeting our awful meals

Have you ever taken to Twitter to vent about a meal gone wrong? If so, you’re not alone.

According to Big Hospitality UK, people are seven times more likely to tweet about a negative dining experience than they are to take to sites like Yelp or TripAdvisor to air their grievances. And, 78 percent of those tweeting negative comments do so while still in the restaurant, which means that with a little sleuthing, restaurants could take immediate action to change their customers’ minds about their meal.

It doesn’t take long to find disaffected diners on Twitter. Their reactions verge from disappointed…

https://twitter.com/michelle_lovvee/status/490914513915375616

https://twitter.com/SpencerinSF/status/513369043282059264


To downright disturbed…

https://twitter.com/CarpenterCorrin/status/514259889108295680

https://twitter.com/paigebutchart/status/396691551642210304

https://twitter.com/MimiMM_/status/474349107532664832

https://twitter.com/BilalSpeaks/status/254040846234681344


While some remain in denial.


Moral of the story? Restaurants who want to do damage control should start monitoring Twitter for mentions like these stat. Because really, no food service employee deserves to get a packet of hot sauce in the eye — no matter how bad those grilled pig intestines were.

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