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(AZCentral)   Sami Bouzaglo, co-owner of Amy's Baking Company, faces deportation after it's learned he has convictions for.....wait for it.....extortion, threats and drug distribution. Meow   (azcentral.com) divider line 213
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2013-05-21 10:19:42 PM
I love this story so much.
 
2013-05-21 10:26:06 PM

Popcorn Johnny: I love this story so much.


It does get better and better doesn't it?
 
2013-05-21 10:28:57 PM

catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?


The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

After watching the video, it seems that Kitchen Nightmares was more real than some people think.
 
2013-05-21 10:29:21 PM
WOW that guy is a shiatstain....
 
2013-05-21 10:31:39 PM
I'm actually enjoying this story. I hope they uncover more stuff so that I can mock these crazy people even more!
/That sounds horrible.
 
2013-05-21 10:31:51 PM
"We both made mistakes in the past.

Okay.

We have done our time," Amy said.

Okaaaayyyy...

"We can't comment. We know God is with us."

Oh for the love of Fark.  Best way to spot a con game - how soon do they mention god.

/Yes, that includes churches
 
2013-05-21 10:33:44 PM

Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.


I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..
 
2013-05-21 10:33:51 PM
Link
No idea what I just watched, but I laughed.
 
2013-05-21 10:35:05 PM

Popcorn Johnny: catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?

The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

After watching the video, it seems that Kitchen Nightmares was more real than some people think.


I have never watched it before but have seen similar shows so I understand the formula. I suspected this episode was less staged shiat and more real because Ramsay got quieter and quieter as the episode went on. They didn't need him to create drama, nutso and craycray were doing a great job by themselves.
 
2013-05-21 10:38:01 PM

markie_farkie: I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..


I don't want to see the video, just her meltdown if it existed and went public.
 
2013-05-21 10:39:07 PM
The schadenfreude is giving me goosebumps.
 
2013-05-21 10:39:16 PM
i3.kym-cdn.com
 
2013-05-21 10:44:24 PM
www.tucsonweekly.com
 
2013-05-21 11:13:15 PM
Reached by phone as they drove to their restaurant Tuesday morning, Amy and Samy each tried to talk over the other -- interrupting, yelling and even cursing one another as the conversation continued.

How long is this train exactly? It's the everlasting gobstopper of wrecks.
 
2013-05-21 11:16:22 PM
I'm sure the locations scouts were calling the office two minutes after meeting Amy & Samy "GOLD!!! FARKING GOLD!!!"
 
2013-05-21 11:24:09 PM
I clicked through youtube to the ep -

Ho.  Lee.  Schitt.

I have met some crazy-ass people (crazy ass-people?) in my life, but that takes the farking cake.  How the hell have they managed to stay in business for 6 years?  And isn't it illegal for a manager to take employees' tips?  And seriously - when the guy starts telling Gordon Ramsey that he's a gangster and he will fark him up...  Jesus.

And that woman - Ramsey kept saying "Look at your eyes..."  Seriously, how crazy can you get?
 
2013-05-21 11:37:01 PM
Am I missing something? Have I lost my Google-fu? I'm finding nothing regarding their grand re-opening tonight.
 
2013-05-21 11:47:04 PM
Either genius TV hype, or completely bat shait crazy sociopathic behaviour. Whichever it is, they got their 15 minutes, and more.
 
2013-05-21 11:50:09 PM

Benevolent Misanthrope: I clicked through youtube to the ep -

Ho.  Lee.  Schitt.

I have met some crazy-ass people (crazy ass-people?) in my life, but that takes the farking cake.  How the hell have they managed to stay in business for 6 years?  And isn't it illegal for a manager to take employees' tips?  And seriously - when the guy starts telling Gordon Ramsey that he's a gangster and he will fark him up...  Jesus.

And that woman - Ramsey kept saying "Look at your eyes..."  Seriously, how crazy can you get?


Yes, it is illegal for employers to take tips, even if the employer doesn't take the "tip credit," that allows tipped workers to be paid below the standard minimum wage, so their defense of "we pay them well above minimum wage" doesn't hold up.  You can pool tips with other tipped employees, but not with the employer.
 
2013-05-21 11:59:32 PM
NEWSFLASH: MULTIPLE ALARM FIRE REPORTED IN DOWNTOWN SCOTTSDALE STRIP MALL

/STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS
//YOUSTUPIDIDIOTSYOUDON'TKNOWWHOYOU'REDEALINGWITH!
 
2013-05-22 12:17:09 AM
On Tuesday, Samy and Amy talked about their past records and indicated Samy had served time in prison before immigrating to the United States 13 years ago.

OK, then.

Records show he is from Los Angeles, where he lived upon arriving in the United States. Records indicate he has no criminal convictions or civil judgments in the United States.

Hmmm. I see no mention in TFA of "drugs" or "extortion". Where is subby getting this? Or is this about a different guy named "Sami"?
 
2013-05-22 12:27:52 AM

markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..


I would watch it. I have never seen a woman have sex with a cat before.
 
2013-05-22 12:28:28 AM

fusillade762: Hmmm. I see no mention in TFA of "drugs" or "extortion". Where is subby getting this? Or is this about a different guy named "Sami"?


That was in the video.  Apparently he has quite the history in Germany and France, both of which have apparently banned him from entering.

I'm not sure what you have to do to get banned from Germany and France, but it can't be good.
 
2013-05-22 12:29:03 AM
This story continues to entertain, oh what wacky hijinks are going to happen next with this zany couple? Oh ho ho.
It's still so fresh and interesting. I just can't give enough of this. Now they just need bacon, LOL. Bacon amirite?
 
2013-05-22 12:29:54 AM
The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...
 
2013-05-22 12:31:16 AM

Popcorn Johnny:


Jezus H Chrysler, that face is textbook "BowWow InFarkingSane".

Seriously-- when her eyes are showing as much white above her irises as there is to either side, RUN THE FARK AWAY. FAST.

/but no doubt Sammy's one satisfied customer in the sack
//uh no thanx...
 
2013-05-22 12:33:43 AM
it just keeps getting better ...  stranger ... whatever...
 
2013-05-22 12:37:51 AM
Well it's about time they found something to justify calling him a gangster. I wonder what took so long for them to uncover this.
 
2013-05-22 12:38:03 AM

Benevolent Misanthrope: "We both made mistakes in the past.

Okay.

We have done our time," Amy said.

Okaaaayyyy...

"We can't comment. We know God is with us."

Oh for the love of Fark.  Best way to spot a con game - how soon do they mention god.

/Yes, that includes churches


After the couple of Fark threads on these morons today I tried to watch the KN episode featuring them. I made it 5 minutes and was about to throw my computer out the window so I turned that horseshiat off. What a couple of coonts!

And I'm sorry but whoever said a sex tape from Amy would make things better - just farking EEEEWWWWW!!
 
2013-05-22 12:38:21 AM

maltedmothball: it just keeps getting better ...  stranger ... whatever...


I suppose next her sex tape will come out.
 
2013-05-22 12:39:21 AM

markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..


Thank you - agreed. Ugly farking biatch with no redeemable qualities whatsoever. I would prefer to go sexless than to fark that.
 
2013-05-22 12:40:24 AM

hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...


Your words frighten me.
 
2013-05-22 12:40:39 AM
Guess I missed one HELL of an episode of Kitchen Nightmares because I dont get why everyone's hating so hard on them...
 
2013-05-22 12:41:29 AM
Let's say for the sake of argument that the show was indeed edited to deliberately paint the owners as assholes. This wouldn't surprise me. However, I spent a few minutes reading yelp reviews posted before the show aired, and the owners' raging assholery seems a common theme. Anything posted after could be considered suspect.

But even then, this guy's Facebook meltdown and harassment of yelp reviewers more or less proves what everyone is claiming. Dude is a raging douche. Here at Fark we don't talk to each other like that (generally), even when the recipient might deserve it. I know that Facebook has lower standards of dialogue but what the hell, man.

/Ramsay did a show on a restaurant where I happen to know some of the staff. The consensus among the staff was while plenty of the scenarios are scripted, often they aren't. Or at least they weren't in that particular episode. If you watch the show it's pretty obvious what's fake and what's real, and having known the asshole owner (of one of my local joints, not Amy's) I'm inclined to agree.
 
2013-05-22 12:41:49 AM

Popcorn Johnny: Link
No idea what I just watched, but I laughed.


What the fark was THAT?!? lol
 
2013-05-22 12:42:56 AM
I've never been able to figure out why people who shouldn't want attention on themselves seek attention for themselves. It's like the guy who was on American Idol a few years ago who threw a fit when his brother was kicked off the show and it soon came out he had outstanding warrants or something.
 
2013-05-22 12:44:03 AM
this makes me want to go like their facebook page... just so i can see more meltdowny goodness...
 
2013-05-22 12:44:34 AM

vudutek: Am I missing something? Have I lost my Google-fu? I'm finding nothing regarding their grand re-opening tonight.


Google-fu not required. Just scroll down on Fark's main page. It's in the story about their job fair.
 
2013-05-22 12:46:30 AM

hubiestubert: These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.


Well, yeah. Sheriff Joe.
 
2013-05-22 12:46:59 AM
Deportation just means he walks back across the border tomorrow. It'd be nice to see him facing a couple years in prison. Or a caning. Caning is underrated.
 
2013-05-22 12:49:01 AM

hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...


This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).
 
2013-05-22 12:51:47 AM

DeathRaySanta: Popcorn Johnny:

Jezus H Chrysler, that face is textbook "BowWow InFarkingSane".

Seriously-- when her eyes are showing as much white above her irises as there is to either side, RUN THE FARK AWAY. FAST.

/but no doubt Sammy's one satisfied customer in the sack
//uh no thanx...


Maybe so, but I bet he sleeps with one eye open and never eats her cooking
 
2013-05-22 12:52:26 AM

ransack.: Deportation just means he walks back across the border tomorrow.


He's from Israel. That's going to be one hell of a walk.
 
2013-05-22 12:53:09 AM

ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.


Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.
 
2013-05-22 12:53:52 AM

fusillade762: On Tuesday, Samy and Amy talked about their past records and indicated Samy had served time in prison before immigrating to the United States 13 years ago.

OK, then.

Records show he is from Los Angeles, where he lived upon arriving in the United States. Records indicate he has no criminal convictions or civil judgments in the United States.

Hmmm. I see no mention in TFA of "drugs" or "extortion". Where is subby getting this? Or is this about a different guy named "Sami"?


Sami the "bull" and his moll Ami the "crazy biatch" from hell?
 
2013-05-22 12:55:26 AM

fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).


Oh, you have no idea.........................  Neither do I.
 
2013-05-22 12:55:47 AM
okay...watched video, never saw that episode of kitchen nightmares.

The guys a huge arsehole....and his wife, from what I can tell...well...NO idea why a broad that looks like her would be with some guy that looks like HIM, much less earn him a greencard.

Someone needs to stomp his head in...that would fix his attitude problem.
 
2013-05-22 12:56:26 AM

fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).


One of the reasons I loved that book was the authenticity. It was clear this was a man who had dredged the restaurant and bar industry over the course of years. You can't really fake having worked in a high volume kitchen, bar, or floor. There's just a certain way of describing the stories and characters that an accountant-turned-author is never going to get.
 
2013-05-22 12:58:37 AM

The more you eat the more you fart: okay...watched video, never saw that episode of kitchen nightmares.

The guys a huge arsehole....and his wife, from what I can tell...well...NO idea why a broad that looks like her would be with some guy that looks like HIM, much less earn him a greencard.

Someone needs to stomp his head in...that would fix his attitude problem.


Um - guys - fer chrissakes - DRUGS. Drug use explains pretty much everything about their lives.
 
2013-05-22 01:00:10 AM
So this is why he didn't want her to call the cops...
 
2013-05-22 01:02:14 AM

hubiestubert: ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.

Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.


Your newsletter, how do I subscribe?
 
2013-05-22 01:03:12 AM

fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).


I have him tagged as 'potential next Bourdain' from another thread about food service ^_^

Hubie, you should really write all that stuff down...
 
2013-05-22 01:03:19 AM

noitsnot: The more you eat the more you fart: okay...watched video, never saw that episode of kitchen nightmares.

The guys a huge arsehole....and his wife, from what I can tell...well...NO idea why a broad that looks like her would be with some guy that looks like HIM, much less earn him a greencard.

Someone needs to stomp his head in...that would fix his attitude problem.

Um - guys - fer chrissakes - DRUGS. Drug use explains pretty much everything about their lives.


...and odds are, all of them are entirely legal, with scrips and everything.
 
2013-05-22 01:05:31 AM
Dime store mobster with batsh*t trophy wife trips over his dick on crappy TeeVee show.  I suppose I could pretend to care, but, meh.
 
2013-05-22 01:06:15 AM

vudutek: Am I missing something? Have I lost my Google-fu? I'm finding nothing regarding their grand re-opening tonight.


"On Tuesday, Amy's opened to a thin crowd and began serving those holding reservations at 5 p.m., using security guards to prevent gawkers, media and others without reservations from entering. The restaurant had a sign saying its patio was closed for security reasons. The reopening appeared to be running without incident for the first wave of diners. Some onlookers showed up hoping to snag a reservation, but most were turned away. The nearby Pita Jungle restaurant appeared to be drawing more business than Amy's. "
 
2013-05-22 01:06:25 AM

ladyfortuna: fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).

I have him tagged as 'potential next Bourdain' from another thread about food service ^_^

Hubie, you should really write all that stuff down...


Something made me think of a cross between Bourdain and HST.  Just think, we knew him when....
 
2013-05-22 01:07:15 AM

MaudlinMutantMollusk: NEWSFLASH: MULTIPLE ALARM FIRE REPORTED IN DOWNTOWN SCOTTSDALE STRIP MALL

/STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS
//YOUSTUPIDIDIOTSYOUDON'TKNOWWHOYOU'REDEALINGWITH!


If it's true, then I guess Samy must have just upgraded his fire insurance policy.
 
2013-05-22 01:08:38 AM
i238.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-22 01:09:12 AM

Atomic Spunk: ransack.: Deportation just means he walks back across the border tomorrow.

He's from Israel. That's going to be one hell of a walk.


He'll be back anyway. Don't we have a "because I'm from Israel" visa?
 
2013-05-22 01:11:10 AM

my lip balm addiction: Popcorn Johnny: Link
No idea what I just watched, but I laughed.

What the fark was THAT?!? lol


That was beautiful. But what in the god damned hell did I just watch?
 
2013-05-22 01:13:38 AM
Friend: You're Farkin' crazy.
Me: We've known each other all our lives. Why would you say I'm Crazy?
Friend(pointing towards my new GF): I think you misunderstood me. You. Are. Farkin'. CRAZY!
 
2013-05-22 01:14:22 AM

TV's Vinnie: vudutek: " . . . The nearby Pita Jungle restaurant appeared to be drawing more business than Amy's. "


I knew that sounded familiar.

If nothing else, this is decent publicity for Pita Jungle.

/Mmm, pitas...
 
2013-05-22 01:14:31 AM

FARK rebel soldier: my lip balm addiction: Popcorn Johnny: Link
No idea what I just watched, but I laughed.

What the fark was THAT?!? lol

That was beautiful. But what in the god damned hell did I just watch?


Was I the only one who got a Digornio frozen pizza commercial before it started?
 
2013-05-22 01:15:07 AM

dickfreckle: Let's say for the sake of argument that the show was indeed edited to deliberately paint the owners as assholes. This wouldn't surprise me. However, I spent a few minutes reading yelp reviews posted before the show aired, and the owners' raging assholery seems a common theme. Anything posted after could be considered suspect.


The American version of this show is renowned for manufacturing drama, but not for this episode.  A former employee who has been widely interviewed said the producers portrayed everything very accurately.

The employee said the producers actually had to deescalate a potential physical altercation by clearing out the place and paying all the checks.  If the reality 'stars' are crazy enough, there's no need to fabricate drama.
 
2013-05-22 01:15:11 AM
Records show Amy has served time in federal prison and has a history of liens and judgments.

In 2003, Amy Bouzaglo pleaded guilty to misuse of a Social Security number when she applied for a $15,000 bank loan. At the time, her name was Amanda Bossingham. She spent about a year in prison beginning in 2008.



Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa.  Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.
 
2013-05-22 01:16:37 AM
In 2003, Amy Bouzaglo pleaded guilty to misuse of a Social Security number when she applied for a $15,000 bank loan. At the time, her name was Amanda Bossingham. She spent about a year in prison beginning in 2008.

I wonder who cooked while she was in the joint. What was their story whenever a customer asked "So where's Amy?"
 
2013-05-22 01:18:42 AM
What's the over/under on how long she keeps the place running without her sugar daddy?  Two months?  Three?

When he's deported, she'll either follow him to Israel or (go back to?) working as a stripper.  What other kind of boss would hire that kind of crazy?
 
2013-05-22 01:19:21 AM
I'd buy tickets for a meltdown this good and they just keep pushing the crazy further and further!  You've got immigration issues and you still want to go on a TV show?  Their reality distortion field makes Steve Jobs' look like a ripple.
 
2013-05-22 01:20:55 AM

ecmoRandomNumbers: He'll be back anyway. Don't we have a "because I'm from Israel" visa?


i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-22 01:20:56 AM
Comment from Twitter:

"In lieu of the death penalty, judge offers Jodi Arias the option of working at Amy's Baking Company."
 
2013-05-22 01:21:03 AM

RandomRandom: What's the over/under on how long she keeps the place running without her sugar daddy?  Two months?  Three?

When he's deported, she'll either follow him to Israel or (go back to?) working as a stripper.  What other kind of boss would hire that kind of crazy?


Who would hire her as a stripper? Seriously, could you imagine her yelling at some poor guy that didn't want a lap dance from her?
 
2013-05-22 01:27:46 AM

hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...


There's something admirable about a profitable criminal enterprise that Amy's simply lacks... like profit.
 
2013-05-22 01:29:30 AM
What a lovely couple.
 
2013-05-22 01:29:32 AM
If he gets deported then who is going to run the cash register!!!???!1
/now in the right thread.

Re the stripper thing, I couldn't really imagine her ego allowing her to work for someone else after having been the one in charge herself for so long.
Then again, whatever they do will probably bomb eventually anyway.

If there was some reason for them to get their assets frozen that would be the icing on the cake.
 
2013-05-22 01:29:41 AM
As a Jewish person, let me say: I farkin' hate Israelis.
 
2013-05-22 01:32:18 AM
encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com
 
2013-05-22 01:32:32 AM
www.washingtonpost.com
 
2013-05-22 01:34:15 AM
This is what pops in my head every time I read something about them...

i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-22 01:35:28 AM

Benevolent Misanthrope: I clicked through youtube to the ep -

Ho.  Lee.  Schitt.

I have met some crazy-ass people (crazy ass-people?) in my life, but that takes the farking cake.  How the hell have they managed to stay in business for 6 years?  And isn't it illegal for a manager to take employees' tips?  And seriously - when the guy starts telling Gordon Ramsey that he's a gangster and he will fark him up...  Jesus.

And that woman - Ramsey kept saying "Look at your eyes..."  Seriously, how crazy can you get?


Yalla Yalla, it's Christmas, let's go home.
 
2013-05-22 01:38:21 AM
Amy, 40, and Samy, 63,

Nice.
 
2013-05-22 01:39:38 AM
Someone needs to take this pic of Homer with the flaming bowl of cereal and shoop Amy's head onto it.
farm4.staticflickr.com
 
2013-05-22 01:39:44 AM

ecmoRandomNumbers: Atomic Spunk: ransack.: Deportation just means he walks back across the border tomorrow.

He's from Israel. That's going to be one hell of a walk.

He'll be back anyway. Don't we have a "because I'm from Israel" visa?


Yep.
Mexican illegals are bad, but Israeli illegals get the special rubber stamp of not-Muslim.
 
2013-05-22 01:53:07 AM

TV's Vinnie: Someone needs to take this pic of Homer with the flaming bowl of cereal and shoop Amy's head onto it.
[farm4.staticflickr.com image 640x427]


hey you leave Homer out of this!
 
2013-05-22 01:56:06 AM

Representative of the unwashed masses: TV's Vinnie: Someone needs to take this pic of Homer with the flaming bowl of cereal and shoop Amy's head onto it.
[farm4.staticflickr.com image 640x427]

hey you leave Homer out of this!


Yeah ... at least the cornflakes are fully cooked .. by the chef no less
 
2013-05-22 01:56:09 AM
I know people have talked about them getting a reality show, but seriously...isn't that what we're watching right now, only on the news instead of Bravo?
 
2013-05-22 02:00:12 AM

MaudlinMutantMollusk: NEWSFLASH: MULTIPLE ALARM FIRE REPORTED IN DOWNTOWN SCOTTSDALE STRIP MALL

/STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS
//YOUSTUPIDIDIOTSYOUDON'TKNOWWHOYOU'REDEALINGWITH!


mmm i can smell that homemade insurance fraud from here.  she gonna blame the twitters and the reddits for hacking their POS and causing a fire?
 
2013-05-22 02:07:54 AM

ongbok: Well it's about time they found something to justify calling him a gangster. I wonder what took so long for them to uncover this.


nothing, its been an ongoing case for two years according to the article..
 
2013-05-22 02:14:13 AM

Begoggle: Amy, 40, and Samy, 63,

Nice.


Well within the half-your-age-plus-seven rule.
 
2013-05-22 02:14:22 AM
damn, I wonder what feels better? that it's good to be a gangster or going all nom nom nom on crazy eyes amy?
 
2013-05-22 02:16:40 AM

SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.


Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.
 
2013-05-22 02:17:43 AM
I, for one, look forward to his new place in Israel.

Amy's bakery II electric Bouzaglo
 
2013-05-22 02:19:11 AM

Omahawg: damn, I wonder what feels better? that it's good to be a gangster or going all nom nom nom on crazy eyes amy?


hork!

I'm trying to farking eat here man! JEEEzus!
 
2013-05-22 02:22:29 AM

my lip balm addiction: Omahawg: damn, I wonder what feels better? that it's good to be a gangster or going all nom nom nom on crazy eyes amy?

hork!

I'm trying to farking eat here man! JEEEzus!


you want to suck on her truffles! you know it! you can not deny!

cdn.doandroidsdance.com
 
2013-05-22 02:22:46 AM
When you work in the industry, you're eventually going to work for somebody like Amy and Sammy.  For me it was Mama and Mr. Joe.
 
2013-05-22 02:26:26 AM

illannoyin: I, for one, look forward to his new place in Israel.

Amy's bakery II electric Bouzaglo


Bouzagli-gate! What did Ramsey know and when did he know it?
 
2013-05-22 02:27:44 AM

ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.



In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.
 
2013-05-22 02:29:58 AM
Am I the only one that giggled that the lawyer's name is Asser? Asser, Asser, Asser, Asser, Asser.

Anuser
 
2013-05-22 02:30:55 AM
in more dire need of a rocket than any Israeli in history

/am i doin it right?
//first class, exit row, aisle seat please
 
2013-05-22 02:33:14 AM

pregerstheHobo: illannoyin: I, for one, look forward to his new place in Israel.

Amy's bakery II electric Bouzaglo

Bouzagli-gate! What did Ramsey know and when did he know it?


Beautiful.
 
2013-05-22 02:35:33 AM
24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-22 02:38:34 AM

ongbok: RandomRandom: What's the over/under on how long she keeps the place running without her sugar daddy?  Two months?  Three?

When he's deported, she'll either follow him to Israel or (go back to?) working as a stripper.  What other kind of boss would hire that kind of crazy?

Who would hire her as a stripper? Seriously, could you imagine her yelling at some poor guy that didn't want a lap dance from her?


There could be a niche market for a club with rude strippers. Kind of like how places with notoriously rude bartenders might still attract customers for the novelty of the experience.
 
2013-05-22 02:39:06 AM

ImpendingCynic: Mother Teresa was a con artist?


Pretty much. And a sadist.
 
2013-05-22 02:41:12 AM

BarkingUnicorn: Begoggle: Amy, 40, and Samy, 63,

Nice.

Well within the half-your-age-plus-seven rule.


Is it?
 
2013-05-22 02:42:11 AM

Bane of Broone: BarkingUnicorn: Begoggle: Amy, 40, and Samy, 63,

Nice.

Well within the half-your-age-plus-seven rule.

Is it?


Derp, never mind. I need some sleep.
 
2013-05-22 02:45:19 AM

catmandu: Popcorn Johnny: catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?

The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

After watching the video, it seems that Kitchen Nightmares was more real than some people think.

I have never watched it before but have seen similar shows so I understand the formula. I suspected this episode was less staged shiat and more real because Ramsay got quieter and quieter as the episode went on. They didn't need him to create drama, nutso and craycray were doing a great job by themselves.


I saw he. In fact, he never raised his voice. He seemed to be in a daze, the whole way.
 
2013-05-22 02:48:30 AM
Popcorn Johnny:
The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.


I bet there's a tape of her engaged in incest with her three children.

\meow
 
2013-05-22 02:52:29 AM
cdn.doandroidsdance.com

This is what happens when you freebase kitty litter.
 
2013-05-22 02:55:22 AM
Her last name was Bossingham. Oh, that's fantastic.
 
2013-05-22 02:55:40 AM
"The restaurateurs said that they had more than 1,500 reservations for Amy's this week and announced plans to donate 10 percent of the grand-opening proceeds to the Megan Meier Foundation, which raises awareness of cyberbullying."

BAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAHHAHAHAAAAA!!!!!
 
2013-05-22 02:55:56 AM
This guy has Jewish mob written all over him.
 
2013-05-22 02:57:35 AM
blogs.sfweekly.com
 
2013-05-22 03:06:15 AM
Given the personality issues these two boneheads have I can't imagine it would have been too hard to get them to brag about their crimes over the phone. You just need to ask them "Since you have already done your time and paid your dues you are free to talk. So, which one of you has committed the most awesome crime?"
 
2013-05-22 03:11:36 AM
I care about this just about as much as I care about the Kardashians. Oh Fark... what has become of thee?
 
2013-05-22 03:12:33 AM

squibbits: I care about this just about as much as I care about the Kardashians. Oh Fark... what has become of thee?


She's a lulzcow. What do you expect from us? We'll milk this lulzcow till she's dry.
 
2013-05-22 03:20:33 AM

xrayspx: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.


I read the article and it struck me as having a whole lot of commentary decrying that MT was  was a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud, but very little (if any) evidence to support that conclusion. Now, I'm not claiming that the article's author is wrong, but her claims are not supported by the rest of the article. The whole thing was written from a "You'll just have to trust me on this, I'm a professional and I know what I'm talking about" perspective.
 
2013-05-22 03:20:53 AM
Ha! Fark you azcentral, finally got annoyed enough to figure out how to view the site without enabling their Javascript: just adblock their noscript tags and it displays fine.
 
2013-05-22 03:23:35 AM
Im dying to read about the grand "re-open."
 
2013-05-22 03:46:13 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: xrayspx: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.

I read the article and it struck me as having a whole lot of commentary decrying that MT was  was a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud, but very little (if any) evidence to support that conclusion. Now, I'm not claiming that the article's author is wrong, but her claims are not supported by the rest of the article. The whole thing was written from a "You'll just have to trust me on this, I'm a professional and I know what I'm talking about" perspective.


Allow me to do your research for you, since you can't even manage to comprehend a byline with the author's name in it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Mother_Teresa
 
2013-05-22 04:01:43 AM

the_innkeeper: Uchiha_Cycliste: xrayspx: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.

I read the article and it struck me as having a whole lot of commentary decrying that MT was  was a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud, but very little (if any) evidence to support that conclusion. Now, I'm not claiming that the article's author is wrong, but her claims are not supported by the rest of the article. The whole thing was written from a "You'll just have to trust me on this, I'm a professional and I know what I'm talking about" perspective.

Allow me to do your research for you, since you can't even manage to comprehend a byline with the author's name in it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Mother_Teresa


I didn't ask for a thesis on the woman. I was presented with an article and commented that the criticism in the article wasn't supported by the evidence in the article. It's a valid critique.
 
2013-05-22 04:04:51 AM

ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


Mother Teresa was that and a coont, according to some:

http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20130301-mother-ter es a-anything-but-a-saint.html

 "There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ's Passion. The world gains much from their suffering," she said.
 
2013-05-22 04:05:44 AM

umad: markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..

I would watch it. I have never seen a woman

have sex with a cat before.

Fixed that for you, sport.
 
2013-05-22 04:17:46 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: the_innkeeper: Uchiha_Cycliste: xrayspx: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.

I read the article and it struck me as having a whole lot of commentary decrying that MT was  was a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud, but very little (if any) evidence to support that conclusion. Now, I'm not claiming that the article's author is wrong, but her claims are not supported by the rest of the article. The whole thing was written from a "You'll just have to trust me on this, I'm a professional and I know what I'm talking about" perspective.

Allow me to do your research for you, since you can't even manage to comprehend a byline with the author's name in it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Mother_Teresa

I didn't ask for a thesis on the woman. I was presented with an article and commented that the criticism in the article wasn't supported by the evidence in the article. It's a valid critique.


Yeah that's why I said it's a good start, but that I'd recommend reading Hitchens full book on the subject, along with God is not Great.  Of course they're ranty, since you know, look who we're talking about, but the man did do deep research.  The Vatican doesn't interview J Random Slander-ist regarding beatification after all.
 
2013-05-22 04:55:16 AM

xrayspx: Uchiha_Cycliste: the_innkeeper: Uchiha_Cycliste: xrayspx: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.


In fact, now that you mention it, yes. Recommend reading the full book, but that's a good start.

I read the article and it struck me as having a whole lot of commentary decrying that MT was  was a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud, but very little (if any) evidence to support that conclusion. Now, I'm not claiming that the article's author is wrong, but her claims are not supported by the rest of the article. The whole thing was written from a "You'll just have to trust me on this, I'm a professional and I know what I'm talking about" perspective.

Allow me to do your research for you, since you can't even manage to comprehend a byline with the author's name in it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticism_of_Mother_Teresa

I didn't ask for a thesis on the woman. I was presented with an article and commented that the criticism in the article wasn't supported by the evidence in the article. It's a valid critique.

Yeah that's why I said it's a good start, but that I'd recommend reading Hitchens full book on the subject, along with God is not Great.  Of course they're ranty, since you know, look who we're talking about, but the man did do deep research.  The Vatican doesn't interview J Random Slander-ist regarding beatification after all.


Reading that Wiki article, there's not much in the way of supporting evidence that isn't [Citation Needed]'d. A lot of it looks like stuff that was relatively minor and trumped up in an attack on Mother Teresa.

Now, the things that did stick with me is the idea that "She wasn't actually central to the issue, and that others did far more work than she did", but she certainly was the face of Western efforts to assist the poor in India, something that did help to keep the issue going.

Was she a Saint? I don't know, and seeing as I'm not Catholic Christian (Or any other sort of Christian), I do not intend to make a judgement on such. However, based on what I've seen, I don't think she was 'evil', as is implied by the criticisms leveled against her.
 
hh
2013-05-22 05:00:47 AM
Thread's been Mother Theresa'd.
Time to go.
 
2013-05-22 05:08:21 AM

danielscissorhands: As a Jewish person, let me say: I farkin' hate Israelis.


Get a load of this anti-Semite
 
2013-05-22 05:18:46 AM

TV's Vinnie: The nearby Pita Jungle restaurant appeared to be drawing more business than Amy's. "


According to the waitress that got fired on the show, that Pita Jungle is pretty much always overflowing with people.

/been following this story much more closely than I should have
 
2013-05-22 05:32:42 AM

The more you eat the more you fart: okay...watched video, never saw that episode of kitchen nightmares.

The guys a huge arsehole....and his wife, from what I can tell...well...NO idea why a broad that looks like her would be with some guy that looks like HIM, much less earn him a greencard.

Someone needs to stomp his head in...that would fix his attitude problem.


My infinite wisdom tells me that people are together for any or all of these 5 reasons.
1.Love
2. Awesome sex
3. Money
4. Drugs
5. Protection

Now I don't know either of them personally, but I'm reasonably confident we can rule out the first 2.
 
2013-05-22 06:08:46 AM

GreenAdder: hubiestubert: These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

Well, yeah. Sheriff Joe.


The icing on the "homemade" cake would be if they were laundering money for old Joe and this brought him down.
 
2013-05-22 06:08:56 AM

Popcorn Johnny: catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?

The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

After watching the video, it seems that Kitchen Nightmares was more real than some people think.


Yeah, people keep screaming that it was scripted, and while all Reality TV is scripted to some point, I have just a few questions for the happy couple:

1. Did Ramsay wait an hour and 15 minutes for a pizza?
2. Was it doughy in the center when he DID get it?
3. Did customers actually get chased out of the restaurant when they got angry about how long they had to wait(With no food)?
4. Does the server NOT get to ring up orders, instead relaying that info to Samy, risking incomplete or wrong orders?
5. Do you guys seriously confiscate server tips?
6. Does Amy really only work a single ticket on the line?
7. Did you REALLY fire a girl for confirming that you had the table ?

If these weren't "staged", then you can't cry to anyone but Mama, as those are the things most people have issues with. The screaming and throwing thing things is obviously played up for the dran, but all of those other things were on camera for the whole world to see. You can't complain when they play it up in front of pretty much everyone.
 
2013-05-22 06:31:32 AM

TV's Vinnie: Someone needs to take this pic of Homer with the flaming bowl of cereal and shoop Amy's head onto it.
[farm4.staticflickr.com image 640x427]


Quick and dirty (like Amy):

i44.tinypic.com
 
2013-05-22 06:38:02 AM
Send him back to Italy.
 
2013-05-22 06:56:07 AM

dickfreckle: fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

These are FAR from the craziest folks in business in Maricopa.

I worked for a chef when I first got to Phoenix in the Biltmore area, who was running cover for some high class call girls. They could meet clients, evaluate them, and then use him as their billable, which he got a cut from, so that the agency could launder the cash. Very classy joint, and the kicker? His ex-wife was the sommelier--and just mere months from her Master Somelier status. For the non-food nerds, there are only about 200 Master Sommeliers in the world, and over half of them are in the US. She since got her certification, and is one of 18 women certified here in the US--and his partner. Did I mention that the chef was married? And that he often took out a bit of his "arrangement" out in trade? Oh, and did I mention THAT was part of the reason that his partner became his EX-wife? Don't get me wrong, Christopher did amazing food. He also employed a LOT of illegal labor, engaged in money transactions that even my mobbed up bosses of the past would have raised eyebrows about, and tended to scream at cooks, waitstaff and customers on a regular basis?

Amy? In comparison from what I saw in my years out in Phoenix, is sort of small potatoes, even for the crazy and business-sketchy...

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).

One of the reasons I loved that book was the authenticity. It was clear this was a man who had dredged the restaurant and bar industry over the course of years. You can't really fake having worked in a high volume kitchen, bar, or floor. There's just a certain way of describing the stories and characters that an accountant-turned-author is never going to get.


Most of us that have had the dubious pleasure of working in this industry have stories, oh we have stories.
 
2013-05-22 06:59:10 AM
i273.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-22 07:07:54 AM
Too pretty for meth ...

Coke maybe?
 
2013-05-22 07:16:54 AM

Popcorn Johnny: catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?

The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.


media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-22 07:44:32 AM
This post is in no way a placeholder so that I can come back and read more later. Nosir! ;-)
 
2013-05-22 07:46:55 AM
From their lawyer, quoted in the article:  "Asser, speaking just hours before the Bouzaglos reopened their embattled restaurant, said he could not comment on the case. He also said Samy's immigration case has nothing to do with the television show. In fact, Asser said, he has not even watched the episode that has earned his client celebrity status.

"I didn't know they were going to go on (the show)," he said."

Ten bucks says this is lawyer-speak for "I TOLD my client not to do that, and he did it anyway."
 
2013-05-22 07:47:21 AM

hubiestubert: ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.

Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.


I lived across the street from two houses of murderers, a house full of drug runners, a drug lab next door. And the cops and the judges and the prosecutors all knew what was going on. They got their bribes so they did nothing to stop the two women--one of them pregnant--from being strangled, the break-ins, stolen cars, the 30 illegals sleeping in one house for $100 a month per mattress.

Phoenix has always been the place where the Vegas mob kills people.

There was a cop murdered while on duty. The city wouldn't put his name on the memorial for cops killed on duty.
 
2013-05-22 07:47:30 AM

Popcorn Johnny: Link
No idea what I just watched, but I laughed.


+1.  Didn't come for the surreal animation, but leaving satisfied...
 
2013-05-22 07:58:37 AM
Its easier to cook the books in the restaurant biz, than it is to actually cook the food.
 
2013-05-22 08:04:57 AM

Abner Doon: Ha! Fark you azcentral, finally got annoyed enough to figure out how to view the site without enabling their Javascript: just adblock their noscript tags and it displays fine.


Could you add a little detail to that?  It's been a while since I played with the Adblock filters.
 
2013-05-22 08:27:48 AM

SN1987a goes boom: This guy has Jewish mob written all over him.


Yup, and I doubt he wants to go back to Israel, the locals there tend to get upset when somebody gets too much exposure.
 
2013-05-22 08:32:43 AM

Lsherm: fusillade762: Hmmm. I see no mention in TFA of "drugs" or "extortion". Where is subby getting this? Or is this about a different guy named "Sami"?

That was in the video.  Apparently he has quite the history in Germany and France, both of which have apparently banned him from entering.

I'm not sure what you have to do to get banned from Germany and France, but it can't be good.


Especially since Michael Jackson once sought citizenship there.
 
2013-05-22 08:42:01 AM

Tom_Slick: SN1987a goes boom: This guy has Jewish mob written all over him.

Yup, and I doubt he wants to go back to Israel, the locals there tend to get upset when somebody gets too much exposure.


Yep.
 I'd give it a week before he chains Amy up in the basement because every time she opens her mouth, Samy winds up with another broken knuckle or knee cap.
 
2013-05-22 08:48:18 AM
Sami and Amy: How's that TV exposure working out for you?
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-22 08:52:56 AM

BarkingUnicorn: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.

Mother Teresa was that and a coont, according to some:

http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20130301-mother-ter es a-anything-but-a-saint.html

 "There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ's Passion. The world gains much from their suffering," she said.


24.media.tumblr.com

"We seem to be made to suffer. It's our lot in life."
 
2013-05-22 08:56:53 AM

BarkingUnicorn: Comment from Twitter:

"In lieu of the death penalty, judge offers Jodi Arias the option of working at Amy's Baking Company."


Jodi Arias syas "Death Row please for the love of God."
 
2013-05-22 09:03:59 AM
extortion, threats and drug distribution

Ctrl+F for extortion and drug return no results in TFA.
 
2013-05-22 09:10:13 AM

SlothB77: extortion, threats and drug distribution

Ctrl+F for extortion and drug return no results in TFA.


Yeah.  If only there was something on that page that could provide more information...  Something...  Let's call it a "video."

::shakes fist at internet!::
 
2013-05-22 09:16:38 AM

SlothB77: extortion, threats and drug distribution

Ctrl+F for extortion and drug return no results in TFA.


i44.tinypic.com
 
2013-05-22 09:16:56 AM
Wow....

I finally broke down and watched that show. There was way too much crazy for a 42 minute video.
 
2013-05-22 09:17:15 AM
Next up?

Samy has sex-reassignment surgery.
Amy is revealed as an experiment from RealDolls.com
and ...

terminalveracity.files.wordpress.com

Stay tuned ...
 
2013-05-22 09:23:12 AM

MagSeven: The more you eat the more you fart: okay...watched video, never saw that episode of kitchen nightmares.

The guys a huge arsehole....and his wife, from what I can tell...well...NO idea why a broad that looks like her would be with some guy that looks like HIM, much less earn him a greencard.

Someone needs to stomp his head in...that would fix his attitude problem.

My infinite wisdom tells me that people are together for any or all of these 5 reasons.
1.Love
2. Awesome sex
3. Money
4. Drugs
5. Protection

Now I don't know either of them personally, but I'm reasonably confident we can rule out the first 2.


6. Blackmail. These two have too much dirt on each other.
 
2013-05-22 09:23:30 AM
There is sooooo much crazy in the restaurant business.

CSB:

Years back when I was installing AV equipment, we ran across a guy building this beautiful bar who wanted the best equipment money could buy. The place was awesome, and the owner had a wish-list of electronics that was beyond anything we'd put together before. We had several meetings to map out his needs, and signed on the dotted line to provide it.

After ordering up the stuff, we make the trip to install it. We start by putting up the TV mounts.

Owner: "WHOA!...you aren't putting screws into my new walls are you? That can't happen".
Me: "This is where you wanted the TVs, right? How exactly do you suggest I mount them to the middle of the wall?"
Owner: "Not my problem, but you aren't putting screws in my walls."

It went downhill quick from there...to the point of having a very large stock of new TVs and stereo equipment.
 
2013-05-22 09:28:48 AM

Bumblefark: umad: markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..

I would watch it. I have never seen a woman have sex with a cat before.

Fixed that for you, sport.


That doesn't even make sense. You will have to do better than that if you expect her to have sex with you.
 
2013-05-22 09:29:29 AM
Amie what you want to do?
 
2013-05-22 09:43:44 AM

darth_badger: Amie what you want to do?


I think I could meow with you
 
2013-05-22 09:46:18 AM

Omahawg: my lip balm addiction: Omahawg: damn, I wonder what feels better? that it's good to be a gangster or going all nom nom nom on crazy eyes amy?

hork!

I'm trying to farking eat here man! JEEEzus!

you want to suck on her truffles! you know it! you can not deny!

[cdn.doandroidsdance.com image 355x625]


She has to be an absolute demon in the sack.
 
2013-05-22 09:50:57 AM

hubiestubert: ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.

Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.


Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?
 
2013-05-22 09:51:37 AM

RobSeace: BarkingUnicorn: ImpendingCynic: SuperNinjaToad: Her bad attitude aside, Amy is no mother Theresa. Seems like both are con artists and identity thieves.

Mother Teresa was a con artist? Man, you can't trust anyone these days.

Mother Teresa was that and a coont, according to some:

http://www.nouvelles.umontreal.ca/udem-news/news/20130301-mother-ter es a-anything-but-a-saint.html

 "There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ's Passion. The world gains much from their suffering," she said.

[24.media.tumblr.com image 500x375]

"We seem to be made to suffer. It's our lot in life."


That only works if C3PO has a bank account with millions of bucks in donations but lets the ill suffer while he flies to Coruscant for a life-saving circuitry alteration.
 
2013-05-22 10:03:40 AM

God-is-a-Taco: This story continues to entertain, oh what wacky hijinks are going to happen next with this zany couple? Oh ho ho.
It's still so fresh and interesting. I just can't give enough of this. Now they just need bacon, LOL. Bacon amirite?


Well, you care enough to 1) click on a thread about them and 2) comment, so your sarcasm is a bit less effective than you think.
 
2013-05-22 10:04:42 AM

IronOcelot: Omahawg: my lip balm addiction: Omahawg: damn, I wonder what feels better? that it's good to be a gangster or going all nom nom nom on crazy eyes amy?

hork!

I'm trying to farking eat here man! JEEEzus!

you want to suck on her truffles! you know it! you can not deny!

[cdn.doandroidsdance.com image 355x625]

She has to be an absolute demon in the sack.


She may be the exception to the rule.

"Flip over."

"I CAN'T DO THIS WITH YOU CRITICIZING ME."
 
2013-05-22 10:07:34 AM
I don't know if it's been said yet, but, from TFA: The restaurateurs said that they had more than 1,500 reservations for Amy's this week and announced plans to donate 10 percent of the grand-opening proceeds to the Megan Meier Foundation, which raises awareness of cyberbullying.

Because they know all about cyber bullying. Their FB posts were epic on a level I could only dream about.
 
2013-05-22 10:13:47 AM

Popcorn Johnny: catmandu: It does get better and better doesn't it?

The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

After watching the video, it seems that Kitchen Nightmares was more real than some people think.


I would lay money that she is a touch bossy in the sack....
 
2013-05-22 10:26:53 AM

Savage Belief: hubiestubert: ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.

Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.

Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?


You mean landing at the Phoenix airport doesn't count?
 
2013-05-22 10:32:21 AM
i.imgur.com
i1083.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-22 10:35:37 AM

The more you eat the more you fart: Guess I missed one HELL of an episode of Kitchen Nightmares because I dont get why everyone's hating so hard on them...


It's the only one I've watched, and it's spectacular.

Here you go:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XjgHEctcy0
 
2013-05-22 10:38:34 AM

Omahawg: you want to suck on her truffles! you know it! you can not deny!


static.someecards.com
 
2013-05-22 10:41:16 AM
I just want to say that Miranda is adorable and I hope she does well.

http://www.mix969.com/pages/mathewblades.html?article=11298061

I love how she completely sold them out as soon as she talked to Ramsay.
 
2013-05-22 10:58:07 AM
Laurie Ferrere Vermillion, a Scottsdale blogger unemployed, was among the handful of people turned away in the restaurant's first hour because she had no reservation.
 
2013-05-22 11:00:31 AM

rufus-t-firefly: The more you eat the more you fart: Guess I missed one HELL of an episode of Kitchen Nightmares because I dont get why everyone's hating so hard on them...

It's the only one I've watched, and it's spectacular.

Here you go:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XjgHEctcy0


Thanks for the link...fast-forwarded, near the end, Ramsay's usually the one laying the smackdown, but here he's actually trying to be conciliatory...and failing horribly.  Crazy lady goodness.
 
2013-05-22 11:03:26 AM

Savage Belief: Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?


That I worked for Christopher Grosse at Crush and his Brassarie?

lh5.googleusercontent.com

lh5.googleusercontent.com

That I was part of the start up team for FuNuGyz?
lh3.googleusercontent.com

That I worked for the Phoenix Coyotes?

lh3.googleusercontent.com

lh5.googleusercontent.com

lh6.googleusercontent.com

lh4.googleusercontent.com

Yeah. Never been there.
Maybe you've been hitting the wrongs bars in Pema...
 
2013-05-22 11:07:17 AM

hubiestubert: Savage Belief: Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?

That I worked for Christopher Grosse at Crush and his Brassarie?

[lh5.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

[lh5.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

That I was part of the start up team for FuNuGyz?
[lh3.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

That I worked for the Phoenix Coyotes?

[lh3.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

[lh5.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

[lh6.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

[lh4.googleusercontent.com image 640x480]

Yeah. Never been there.
Maybe you've been hitting the wrongs bars in Pema...


You know it's Pima County right?
 
2013-05-22 11:11:37 AM

Savage Belief: hubiestubert: ladyfortuna: Your words frighten me.

Lady, this is a County that KEEPS electing Sheriff Joe. What I saw out there made me long for the straight up corruption that is Massachusetts. At least the mobbed up asshats out here keep the neighborhoods safe. Seriously. Safest neighborhood I've been in out here had a meth lab--the guys who ran it made for damn sure that their clients weren't anywhere near, and ran anyone off who even thought about attracting attention. The mobbed up neighborhoods? Safe as houses.

Out in Phoenix? Whole different story, whole different ballgame. This is a town that still thinks of itself as the Wild West, only with more housing developments, a lot more industry cash, and a few sports teams and training camps. Even those aren't terrible safe. Worst shootings in the area have happened at or near those arenas. It is the first place that I've thought about carrying since Boston. Then I was making night deposits near the Combat Zone, back when it was still sketchy.  Phoenix and Maricopa is a Disneyland for violence and crazy, and none of the officials nor their Sheriffs nor their police are particularly inclined to do much about it, because the more headlines means harder crackdowns, more press, more funding, and herding folks into communities to flee the nastiness, which happened to be owned by folks who put the folks supposedly trying to "control" the problem into office.

Try Pema County. Nice folks. Decent. Maricopa?  It's Disneyland with golf, guns, and glory.

Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?


You mean living and working there doesn't count? Hubie has told many stories of his time in Phoenix.
 
2013-05-22 11:21:26 AM

wraithmare: You know it's Pima County right?


I have been known to misspell things before. ;)
 
2013-05-22 11:36:02 AM

Scruffinator: TV's Vinnie: The nearby Pita Jungle restaurant appeared to be drawing more business than Amy's. "

According to the waitress that got fired on the show, that Pita Jungle is pretty much always overflowing with people.

/been following this story much more closely than I should have


every pita jungle in the valley seems to always be packed.  my friends love pita jungle, but i farking hate hummus.

these people are making arizona look bad.  we're not all bad i swear!  mexican food!  sunsets!
 
2013-05-22 11:49:28 AM

umad: Bumblefark: umad: markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..

I would watch it. I have never seen a woman have sex with a cat before.

Fixed that for you, sport.

That doesn't even make sense. You will have to do better than that if you expect her to have sex with you.


Heh. Sense making? Not sure what that you even grasp the idea is even in the simplest idea of the thing. Sex with me? Sex with you. Because that's why the sexual thing is better than all of this.
 
2013-05-22 12:02:08 PM

hubiestubert: wraithmare: You know it's Pima County right?

I have been known to misspell things before. ;)


Don't worry hube I still have you on fav.
 
2013-05-22 12:02:58 PM
From the tweets last night, it was unspectacular. If there were shills, they lowballed the reviews. Saamy was on the best behavior and Amy was in the kitchen. Later in the evening, the food and service seemed to suffer a bit, but not dramatically.

Go to the "Phoenix New Times" for running commentary and reactions.

Not sure when they'll take walk-in again. I'd say check back in a week or so when the attention died down, and see if Samy is back in full form.
 
2013-05-22 12:38:53 PM
Dickfreckle "/Ramsay did a show on a restaurant where I happen to know some of the staff. The consensus among the staff was while plenty of the scenarios are scripted, often they aren't. Or at least they weren't in that particular episode. If you watch the show it's pretty obvious what's fake and what's real, and having known the asshole owner (of one of my local joints, not Amy's) I'm inclined to agree."

My sister in law was in a Kitchen Nightmares episode - the restaurant and owners were accurately and honestly shown as they are (lunatics) and, although the episodes are understandably edited for dramatic tension, the one she was in was not scripted. The owners went right back to their lunacy as soon as GR left. Leopards rarely change their spots.
 
2013-05-22 12:42:38 PM

bagumpity: Abner Doon: Ha! Fark you azcentral, finally got annoyed enough to figure out how to view the site without enabling their Javascript: just adblock their noscript tags and it displays fine.

Could you add a little detail to that?  It's been a while since I played with the Adblock filters.


Oh, ya sure:

In the "Filter Preferences", click on "Add Filter" and then enter:

azcentral.com##NOSCRIPT
 
2013-05-22 12:43:14 PM

ImpendingCynic: I've never been able to figure out why people who shouldn't want attention on themselves seek attention for themselves. It's like the guy who was on American Idol a few years ago who threw a fit when his brother was kicked off the show and it soon came out he had outstanding warrants or something.


I still remember the fark story about the guy that was on millionaire matchmaker and had warrents out on him. Or the guy who had his daughter on My Super Sweet 16 and it turned out he swindled his business partners in some oil deal or something. People do some dumb shiat when they should just lay farking low!
 
2013-05-22 12:59:19 PM
Rose's firm announced on Monday that it no longer would be representing the Bouzaglos.

Woohoo! I called that one in the other thread. I win a cookie!

Not from ABC, though.
 
2013-05-22 01:08:24 PM
   encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com     encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com
reminds me of Pam Macy/Bacardi Girl
 
2013-05-22 01:09:20 PM
I'm still waiting for Amy to be out partying with Lindsay Lohan and Colin Farrell, and after sucking down a case of Cristal champagne and a couple of pounds of blow, they drive off a cliff in an exploding car, only to be rescued by UFO space aliens who want their mind control anal probes back.
 
2013-05-22 01:26:59 PM

SuperNinjaToad: Records show Amy has served time in federal prison and has a history of liens and judgments. In 2003, Amy Bouzaglo pleaded guilty to misuse of a Social Security number when she applied for a $15,000 bank loan. At the time, her name was Amanda Bossingham. She spent about a year in prison beginning in 2008.


I wouldn't recommend paying at that place with a credit card.
 
2013-05-22 02:05:04 PM

Bumblefark: umad: Bumblefark: umad: markie_farkie: Popcorn Johnny: The only way it could get any better at this point is if Amy had a sex tape.

I would rather fark myself down to a nub on a cheese grater than see that psycho harpy in her birthday suit..

I would watch it. I have never seen a woman have sex with a cat before.

Fixed that for you, sport.

That doesn't even make sense. You will have to do better than that if you expect her to have sex with you.

Heh. Sense making? Not sure what that you even grasp the idea is even in the simplest idea of the thing. Sex with me? Sex with you. Because that's why the sexual thing is better than all of this.



think we just uncovered MSTDs alt.
 
2013-05-22 02:21:06 PM

BarkingUnicorn: Begoggle: Amy, 40, and Samy, 63,

Nice.

Well within the half-your-age-plus-seven rule.


The ways of Maths are mysterious indeed
 
2013-05-22 03:06:28 PM

Fear the Clam: SuperNinjaToad: Records show Amy has served time in federal prison and has a history of liens and judgments. In 2003, Amy Bouzaglo pleaded guilty to misuse of a Social Security number when she applied for a $15,000 bank loan. At the time, her name was Amanda Bossingham. She spent about a year in prison beginning in 2008.

I wouldn't recommend paying at that place with a credit card.


I wouldn't recommend filling out an application at that place. Former employees should probably keep a close eye on their credit reports.
 
2013-05-22 03:25:30 PM
 
2013-05-22 03:41:21 PM
Petition for Whitehouse.gov to investigate stealing of waitstaff tips by Amy's Baking Co.  Need signatires.

http://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/us-department-labor-and-wag e- and-hour-division-whd-investigate-amys-baking-company-bakery-boutique/ 9Ff495Px
 
2013-05-22 03:48:21 PM
 
2013-05-22 03:48:29 PM
Have the cops caught the people who hacked their social media?
 
2013-05-22 03:50:14 PM

Office Ninja: Petition for Whitehouse.gov to investigate stealing of waitstaff tips by Amy's Baking Co.  Need signatires.

http://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/us-department-labor-and-wag e- and-hour-division-whd-investigate-amys-baking-company-bakery-boutique/ 9Ff495Px


Shouldn't that be something the local government takes up?
 
2013-05-22 03:51:12 PM

vygramul: [i3.kym-cdn.com image 612x612]


That's not really funny.

I know, "welcome to fark."
 
2013-05-22 03:58:55 PM

ongbok: Office Ninja: Petition for Whitehouse.gov to investigate stealing of waitstaff tips by Amy's Baking Co.  Need signatires.

http://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/us-department-labor-and-wag e- and-hour-division-whd-investigate-amys-baking-company-bakery-boutique/ 9Ff495Px

Shouldn't that be something the local government takes up?


Sheriff Joe investigate an actual crime?  Aren't you cute.  He has his berfer posse to look after.
 
2013-05-22 03:58:59 PM
They broke the law while they were breaking the law.

D'oh!
 
2013-05-22 04:23:11 PM

Office Ninja: Petition for Whitehouse.gov to investigate stealing of waitstaff tips by Amy's Baking Co.  Need signatires.

http://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/us-department-labor-and-wag e- and-hour-division-whd-investigate-amys-baking-company-bakery-boutique/ 9Ff495Px


Signed. Thanks for the link.
 
2013-05-22 04:23:24 PM

ongbok: Office Ninja: Petition for Whitehouse.gov to investigate stealing of waitstaff tips by Amy's Baking Co.  Need signatires.

http://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/us-department-labor-and-wag e- and-hour-division-whd-investigate-amys-baking-company-bakery-boutique/ 9Ff495Px

Shouldn't that be something the local government takes up?


If the owners kept the tips intended for the servers, they were in violation of federal law.
 
2013-05-22 04:42:18 PM

Amy Winehouse's Ghost: They broke the law while they were breaking the law.

D'oh!


Yo, dawg, I heard you like breaking the law.....
 
2013-05-22 04:48:42 PM
I heard their side of the story, what little there is thanks to the contract with FOX.

Yeah, they shot themselves in the foot the moment they accepted to be on the show.

http://consumerist.com/2013/05/20/owners-of-amys-baking-company-say- ye lpers-are-endangering-their-lives/
 
2013-05-22 04:50:26 PM

hubiestubert: Savage Belief: Know how I know you've never been to Arizona?

That I worked for Christopher Grosse at Crush and his Brassarie?





That I was part of the start up team for FuNuGyz?


That I worked for the Phoenix Coyotes?









Yeah. Never been there.
Maybe you've been hitting the wrongs bars in Pema...


Welcome to the favorites. Always good to see another culinary Farker.
 
2013-05-22 04:53:53 PM
What amuses me most, I think, is her conviction that she is following god's plan. Personally, I'm on the fence with the whole god business, but she may just be onto something here. Suppose she IS following god's plan, it's just that he doesn't really want her to be a chef, he just wanted her to make a complete jackass out of herself in a public arena.
 
2013-05-22 05:26:12 PM

funzyr: Have the cops caught the people who hacked their social media?


What's going to be hilarious is if the cops actually take the time to investigate, find out they're responsible for the posts (which it's obvious they are) and then charge them for filing a false report.
 
2013-05-22 05:53:39 PM

Popcorn Johnny: funzyr: Have the cops caught the people who hacked their social media?

What's going to be hilarious is if the cops actually take the time to investigate, find out they're responsible for the posts (which it's obvious they are) and then charge them for filing a false report.


Then the cops would get called out for harassment, and falsifying evidence, or even faking the original report in first place, as one of the investigating officers probably has a relative or Significant other that works for "The Competition" .. or maybe the cops ARE the reddits and the Yelpers that hacked it in the first place

/If I can crank the derp to max, then I'll either be right, or pleasantly surprised
 
2013-05-22 06:50:45 PM

The more you eat the more you fart: Guess I missed one HELL of an episode of Kitchen Nightmares because I dont get why everyone's hating so hard on them...


why do people who know nothing about these two yet have to keep coming into these threads asking questions? it's all over the farkin place man, I've seen at least 4 large threads about them, you can easily see the episode online, among other things
just, stop, and go spend some time on google before you come back
 
2013-05-22 08:33:31 PM

ladyfortuna: fusillade762: hubiestubert: The sad thing?

This reminds me of a section of Bourdain's "Kitchen Confidential" where he describe all the shady stuff going on behind the scenes in the restaurant biz (gun running, drug dealing, etc).

I have him tagged as 'potential next Bourdain' from another thread about food service ^_^

Hubie, you should really write all that stuff down...


Yes, please.  Take your time and be good and descriptive.
 
2013-05-22 09:29:10 PM

Panatheist: The more you eat the more you fart: Guess I missed one HELL of an episode of Kitchen Nightmares because I dont get why everyone's hating so hard on them...

why do people who know nothing about these two yet have to keep coming into these threads asking questions? it's all over the farkin place man, I've seen at least 4 large threads about them, you can easily see the episode online, among other things
just, stop, and go spend some time on google before you come back


http://imgur.com/ldwUUip.jpg
 
2013-05-23 09:17:47 AM

Popcorn Johnny: funzyr: Have the cops caught the people who hacked their social media?

What's going to be hilarious is if the cops actually take the time to investigate, find out they're responsible for the posts (which it's obvious they are) and then charge them for filing a false report.


That's about what I was thinking.
 
2013-05-23 09:39:41 AM
ArmchairRevolutionary:
" Suppose she IS following god's plan, it's just that he doesn't really want her to be a chef, he just wanted her to make a complete jackass out of herself in a public arena."

Hmm. Good point. Maybe I should stop feeling bad about enjoying their meltdown? Seeing as how this is how god wants it and all.
 
2013-05-23 11:50:54 AM
o'really:  Maybe I should stop feeling bad about enjoying their meltdown? Seeing as how this is how god wants it and all.

I'm pretty sure he wanted us to enjoy it, or else it wouldn't have been recorded and rebroadcast online.
 
2013-05-23 12:55:39 PM
"Her name was Amy Bossingham"

:-|  what is this near-perfection i don't even
 
2013-05-23 01:22:26 PM
i.imgur.com
 
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