By Robert James
eighty six straws
• \ay-tee-SIKS\ •
verb INFORMAL • NORTH AMERICAN
1. slang term used in the American foodservice industry to describe an item no longer available on the menu.
"eightysix kale caesar; we just ran out of kale."
2. eject or bar (someone) from an establishment, event, etc.
"Hey Jim, can you eightysix that group in the corner? They must think bars are BYOB."
3. get rid-of, ban, or cancel.
"They should eightysix plastic straws, these grass ones are the best I ever had!"
At eightysix™ we believe that innovation is simple when you're working with the most advanced producer of sustainable goods on the planet: Mother Nature. So we asked her to point us in the right direction. Turns out she's been producing biodegradable Grass Straws that look good, feel good, and stay good for longer than just about anything else on the market.
Finally, you can eightysix plastic straws without eightysixin' your sippin' experience.