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Wooden Eggs & Pizza Stands: Swiping Stuff from Local Restaurants

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Graffiato's general manager James Horn says stolen items at the Italian eatery include the piggy bowl full of saltwater taffy that servers bring patrons after the meal.
Rebecca Sheir
Graffiato's general manager James Horn says stolen items at the Italian eatery include the piggy bowl full of saltwater taffy that servers bring patrons after the meal.

Lint rollers, wooden eggs, purse hooks -- you'd be amazed the things local diners pilfer from Washington-area restaurants. And Amy McKeever of EaterDC keeps a running tally with her online column, "Sh*t People Steal." Rebecca Sheir joins McKeever at Graffiato -- the new Italian eatery opened by Top Chef alumnus Mike Isabella -- to see what kind of stuff has gone missing so far...

[Music: "Been Caught Stealing" by Richard Cheese from Aperitif For Destruction]

Photos: Swiping Stuff From Local Restaurants

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