Why are restaurants ignoring dessert?

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Here’s another puzzle where I keep doing the math and it doesn’t add up. More than a few times in recent months I’ve been out to lunch with compadres and after the appetizers and entrees are eaten the check is dropped at the table with a smile. It’s lunch and a lot of people are on a schedule and they have to go. But not everybody all the time. The check comes without the server asking, “Would you like coffee or dessert?”

I understand if a restaurant is slammed and there are lin

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