The List: The Short North Food Hall dress code quiz

Andy Downing
Short North Food Hall

Recently, a photograph started circulating of an extensive, controversial dress code policy posted at the entrance of Short North Food Hall, and the social media response toward the business has been… not great! But can you guess which of the following were crafted by the establishment and which we just made up? (Calls and an email to Short North Food Hall were not immediately returned.)

1. No ill-fitting or excessively baggy clothes

2. No excessive jewelry including grills

3. No excessive melanin

4. No sandals

5. No singing “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems”

6. No drug-related clothing

7. No acid-washed denim

8. No athletic clothing (joggers, sweatpants, jumpsuits, warmups and jerseys)

9. No work boots (dress boots)

10. No dress boots (work boots)

11. No professional cameras or Go-Pros

12. No Instagram influencers (unless you tag us @ shortnorthfoodhall)

13. No backpacks, man purses or satchels

14. No mandals, manspreading, mansplaining, manscaping or Mandalorians

15. No sagging of pants

16. No building your dress code around decades-old stereotypes from tired Bill Cosby lectures

17. No flat bill hats or headphones

18. If you arrive with a flat-billed hat, staff will provide you a baseball and a rubber band to help you achieve the required degree of brim arch

19. Sweatshirt/jacket hoodies must be worn down

20. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone that lacks adequate hygiene

21. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone that lacks adequate hydration

22. No free water

23. No removal of clothing items in the bar at any time (ex: taking shirt off) or you will be escorted out immediately

24. No removal of outer layer of skin in the bar at any time (ex: shedding or molting) or you are actually not human, which is also not allowed

Actual: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 and 23