Applebees Serves Toddler Margarita In A Sippy Cup

Applebees in the San Francisco Bay area, until last Monday, kept the pre-made margaritas in a jug that was identical to the one where they kept the apple juice. No more. Why? Because they served a margarita to a toddler, complete with sippy cup,

“I wasn’t going to make a big deal about it,” the mother told the Contra Costa Times on Thursday, “but then he got sick.”

The 2 year-old’s Mom first realized that something was wrong when the toddler started making faces and pushing away his drink. She opened the lid of his sippy cup and was hit by the smell of taquila. The toddler grew drowsy and began vomiting a few hours later. Applebee’s has agreed to pay for the child’s medical bills, and offered free meals, but the Mom says, “If they think I’m going back there, they’re ridiculous.”

Free Applebee’s food is Applebee’s solution to everything, isn’t it? It’s almost cute. As to whether it was intentional, the article fails to mention whether they salted the rim of the sippy cup…—MEGHANN MARCO

Toddler served margarita in a sippy cup [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
(Photo:Mrs. Flinger)