Deceivers, The (#25)

1968-04Known Space [all] Short StoryGalaxy, April 1968
K.S. 09 (2113)

German anthology, Galaxy 13, 1969, as "Bedienung Inbegriffen" from Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, München;
Alternate Hilarities #6, 1994;
Tales of Known Space
Three Books of Known Space
Luke Garner;
Lloyd Masney
a.k.a. "Intent to Deceive"

Published in Galaxy, April 1968. Lucas Garner reminisces about an incident at an automated restaurant that malfunctioned, with disasterous consequences for anyone who tried to escape through the robotic kitchen...