...as opposed to from the menu. You know, going off piste and asking for asking for no red peppers in your Thai Chicken.
All of the chefs I've ever worked with are greatly aggravated by this, and I dont think I know why. Not every dish has been through Heston Bloomenthal levels of pre-consideration has it? I can understand if someone doesn't like red peppers, then they don't want to eat them.