Ruth’s Chris Steak House is booked solid through Thursday and turning people away at the door after a Facebook promotion royally backfired this weekend.
General manager Buzz Goebel is a huge fan of the Michigan Wolverines football. According to ESPN, his grandfather was the captain of the school’s team in 1920.
That’s part of the reason why his restaurant hosted a “Score Big” promotion on the social network, claiming people could get one dollar off their meal for each point the Wolverines beat their opponent in college football.
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Then the Wolverines decimated Rutgers University 78-0.
Austin Powell is the former managing editor of the Daily Dot. His work focuses on the intersection of entertainment and technology. He previously served as a music columnist for the Austin Chronicle and is the co-author of The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology.