Managing Denny’s means coming into the unit at 7:00am and finding a potato in the back of the employee break room with a hole drilled deep into one end that meets a second hole drilled into the side. The side hole contains a piece of tin foil fashioned into a bowl-shaped filter with pinpoint holes, making the potato into–yes, you guessed it–an elaborate and stylish pipe.

Something tells me that this masterpiece of innovation was not created solely for tobacco use. If only they’d put as much innovation into the job they were hired for (sigh).