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Ananya Birla Alleges ‘Racist’ US Eatery Threw Her Out, But Restaurant Denies

New York: Pop star Ananya Birla has alleged {that a} celeb chef’s restaurant in California was “very racist” in throwing her and her household out, however the eatery has denied it saying that whereas there was a tense state of affairs over IDs it was resolved they usually weren’t made to go away.

“This restaurant @ScopaRestaurant literally threw my family and I, out of their premises. So racist. So sad. You really need to treat your customers right. Very racist. This is not okay,” she tweeted on Saturday.

The tweet acquired 617 likes by midnight Sunday.

However Pablo Moix, a associate within the restaurant, denied that they have been thrown out of the restaurant and mentioned that they’d stayed on to complete their meal.

He advised IANS that the state of affairs arose once they have been requested for his or her unique IDs as required beneath state legislation to serve alcohol, which two individuals within the social gathering had and the others solely had copies of them.

The state of affairs escalated after which “deescalated” and “they stayed and finished their meal, complimented both the waiter they had and the quality of the food”, Moix mentioned.

“I understand that everyone is on edge” today, he mentioned, including: “It was an unfortunate situation.”

Moix mentioned that he needs them to go to the restaurant once more.

In one other tweet, the singer-songwriter, who’s the daughter of Indian billionaire industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, asserted that “we waited for three hours to eat at your restaurant”.

Addressing celeb chef Antonia Lofaso within the tweet, Ananya Birla mentioned that considered one of her waiters, whom she named, “was extremely rude to my mother, bordering racist. This isn’t okay”.

In keeping with Lofaso’s web site, she opened Scopa in 2013.

Lofaso has starred in “Top Chef: All Stars” and the ABC community’s sitcom, “Real O’Neals”. She has additionally been a choose on CNBC’s “Restaurant Startup” and is on the Meals Community’s “Cutthroat Kitchen”, and “Man vs. Child”.

Lofaso has authored “The Busy Mom’s Cookbook”.

Ananya Birla’s mom Neerja asserted in a tweet: “Very shocking ..absolutely ridiculous behaviour by @ScopaRestaurant. You have no right to treat any of your customers like this.”

Aryaman Birla, who’s Ananya’s brother, tweeted: “I’ve by no means skilled something of this kind. Racism exists and is actual. Unbelievable.

A number of individuals responding to the billionaire’s daughter tweet steered that she buys the restaurant.

She tweeted a message to her followers: “I really like you all a lot (coronary heart) you’ll are the very best. Thanks for all the time defending me! At this time is a brand new day to create some magic! New track dropping quickly.”

(IANS)

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