It was bizarre enough that Business Insider’s man at the top Henry Blodget wrote a post about the terrible experience he had having a bathroom attendant at Balthazar Restaurant watch him use the bathroom and turn the water on for him. He article, aptly titled “Now Let’s Discuss The Awful Restaurant Practice Of Having Bathroom Attendants Who Watch You Pee…” is a piece of journalism that can be easily expected from a guy that really likes to hear himself speak about unimportant issues.
Unfortunately, the restaurant owner tended to either agree with Blodget or use this as an opportunity to get exposure for his restaurant. Either way, the job of bathroom attendant will soon be no more at the restaurant. When you’re done experiencing your $20.50 brioche french toast, you’ll have to turn on your own faucet in the restroom.
Here’s what FirstWeFeast had to say about Blodget:
For the uninitiated: Previous screeds by Blodget have included a 32-page slideshow about the modest and existential pains of stunting in Lufthansa business class seats; dollar-store philosophizing about the origins of antisemitism (“Why Do People Hate Jews?“); and a look at the daring, revolutionary act that is buying a newspaper. Seriously.
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