One of the biggest culture wars being fought today is between the people who work in food service and the people who think it can't be all that bad working in food service. As a rule, we tend to side with the folks who have the power to spit in our tacos, but even then, we wind up accidentally making things worse for them every time we eat out. You've probably ruined a server's day this week without even realizing it. For example ...
6 "Hidden Menu" Items And Special Promotions Are A Damn Nightmare To Make
Viral posts about fast food "menu hacks" get tossed around the internet like discuses at an Olympic trial, so odds are you've strolled into a Taco Bell armed with a Rolodex of "hidden menu" items you can't wait to try, such as a chili cheese burrito or a Dorito shell chalupa. The thing is, fast food restaurants operate based on order and routine (that's why they're "fast"), so while you may enjoy the feeling of being part of the Cheap Meat Sandwich inner circle, it's the hourly servers who have to deal with the utter chaos of jury-rigging three different burgers into one bun for the benefit of some rando who thinks they're too good to order from the menu at fucking Burger King.
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"If you try to dazzle me with a 'special order,' I will uppercut your dick through the top of your skull."
Take the Chipotle quesarito, the unholy union of a quesadilla, a burrito, and boiling liquid cheese that could strip the bark off a California redwood. As some Chipotle employees helpfully explained on Reddit, ordering a quesarito will cause them nothing but misery. Not only are they a total hassle to make, but you're also about to give a poor server second-degree burns so that you could order a burrito that almost certainly won't wrap properly just to impress your friends.