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Old 03-17-2004, 06:45 PM
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Not really boating related, but...

I just stopped into this little mexican restaurant WAY on the other side of town from me (easy 20 minutes in traffic from my house). I've been there only once before with my father (we cruise the new authentic mexican restaurants once in a while...great fun!). Anyway, I order 3 steak tacos to go.... and get to chatting with the owner. I tell him I like the food, he asked me where I lived... I told him... he said I HAD to have a free soda and hands me a cup. I said he didn't have to do that and gave it back... he says I went out of my way to stop in so I deserve a free soda, he insisted! Told him I was on that side of town dropping off my home speakers for repair, he didn't care... I could have stopped anywhere he says. Now I like this guy... I will be stopping in there again. And the food is awsome. Great hot sauces.... and I still didn't deserve the free soda.

Just thought I'd share a GOOD business story for a change. Place is called Caramba and is on the corner of Fuller and Leonard in NW Grand Rapids if you are interested.


Oh, and I realize the soda might have cost a dime or so, and the styrofoam cup about 12 cents, but it's the thought that counts.
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I agree, It may just get you to come back or get your family and friends to go there as well.
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I would encourage everyone in West Michigan to check out this little restaurant. And no, you don't have to tell them I sent you!
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I would encourage everyone in West Michigan to check out this little restaurant. And no, you don't have to tell them I sent you!
Yea they do. That way you will get a free soda for every referral.
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You're actually capable of digesting that stuff? Man, it runs right through me like a lazer....
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I hear you Mike!! Do you know what ever happened to Little Mexico on Bridge and Stocking? It rocked!! I know the owner had a little problem with the law but he should be out by now!
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