This is just out of curiosity; I'm not hogtied to either side, necessarily. I'm not sure if there is a "right" or "wrong" in it.
But there is a restaurant that I just went to to grab some lunch. You can sit there, but I ordered something to go. It's not a fancy place, but it's not a McDonalds, either.
The last time I ordered something to go, I got some queso and chips (it's a Mexican food place, obviously). The lady took my order and told me to go get my chips out of the bin where they get them for the sit-in people.
This time, she came out and got the chips for my order (same bin, but she got them).
When you're at a place getting a to-go order, do you expect them to get something like this for your order? Or do you expect to get them?
On the one hand, by my getting them, I can get as many - or as few - as I want. But on the other hand, if I'm paying for a meal, should the person getting my order get the complete order together for me?
Like I said, not an earth-shattering question! Just something I was thinking about in light of the other thread we have going right now.
ETA (based on a post below that indicates this fact might be good to know): It's not really a self-serve area, exactly. It's a place that's accessible to the non-workers, but I don't know that I'd call it really self-serve.
(ETA: By the way, the fact that they left out my tortillas for the fajita plate that I got - after confirming with me that I wanted flour ones - is another story. Dang it, I wanted my tortillas!)