Fridays will be treated like any other day. Same with Saturday. Wednesdays will not be referred to as Hump-day.
There will be no ketchup on the table. Patrons requesting ketchup will be asked to leave.
Baseball hats will be discouraged.
Message-bearing T-shirts will be confiscated.
The restaurant will not employ actors.
The words “Best,” and “Super” will not appear on the menu.
Waiters will wear a button declaring their disdain for buttons in general.
Any patron resembling Elvis will be refused entrance.
No food will be served that can be traced to a specific region, ethnicity, or trend.
Nothing on the menu will taste like chicken.
Any person or persons caught celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or Valentine’s Day will be asked to leave.
So as not to risk loosening anyone’s resistance toward theme restaurants, and to avoid embarrassing sing-alongs, no alcohol will be served in establishment.
To avoid overly cheerful soda displays, and to avoid hearing the phrase, “Do the Dew,” the restaurant will not serve soda. Therefore only plain water will be served. In a plain glass. No straw.
Any celebrity who can be traced to Kevin Bacon will be refused admittance.
Kevin Bacon will be refused admittamce.
And his brother, the music man — no admittance
The restaurant will sponsor one open-mike night. The names of those who participate will be duly noted and they will be banned from the restaurant for life.
Anyone wearing cowboy boots, a construction helmet, or a uniform of any kind, must show proof of employment in said field. Anyone without proof will be forced to change into neutral clothing. Cowboy hats will be banned altogether.
The jukebox will only play hits from February 1983.
Dining will take no longer than 22 minutes. After 22 minutes patrons will leave.
— Restaurant Manifesto People