19 Apr '13, 11pm
Buffets and ugly bikinis do not go hand in hand
A buffet restaurant in Changsha, China set the Internet abuzz after its boss decided to make all female waitresses wear bikinis at work last week. On Monday, officials from the health and industries ministries visited the restaurant for investigations, reported local newspaper Changsha Wan Bao. They advised the restaurant to stop having employees wear revealing attire while investigations are ongoing. Employees told the paper that more than 30 staff members, who had to wear bikinis, felt relieved to be able to wear their old uniforms again. Waitresses now don long black dresses under a white blazer and red sash. According to local news reports, the owner thought of letting waitresses wear bikinis to boost business as he had less than 100 customers a day since the branch opened on March 18. The employees were wearing their old uniforms on Monday night when Changsha Wan Bao ...