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You can expect your waiter to ask all kinds of questions when he approaches the table, but, "Can I see your proof of residency?" is not among them. 

Nevertheless, that's what four female diners experienced at the upscale Saint Marc restaurant in Huntington Beach, California, reports the Orange County Register. One of them, 23-year-old Brenda Carrillo, recalls to the Los Angeles Times that she was dumbfounded as the waiter elaborated, "I need to make sure you're from here before I can serve you." 

The four women complained to a manager and left the restaurant, and Carrillo's sister, Diana, then posted about their treatment online. After the post began drawing reactions, the restaurant apologized online and said the waiter had been fired.

A few friends and I went to Saint Marc's in Huntington Beach today. My sister and my friend were seated first and the...

Posted by Diana Carrillo on Saturday, March 11, 2017

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