Who Owns the Restaurant?

An edited version of this column is available on the Beijinger blog and in the April 2014 issue of the Beijinger. The woman at the table next to me was shouting at the restaurant owner’s wife. By the time I tuned in, the argument was well underway. “Why not? I’m a paying customer,” the woman was saying. “You’ve had too much to drink already,” the wife responded. I… Read More