“Dinner Is On Me!” Shaq Tells A Restaurant Packed With Diners In New York City.

Host Shaquille O'Neal attends Shaq's Fun House on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP)

Say this about Shaquille O’Neal; he is not subtle.  When he rolls into a restaurant, people notice the big Shaq Diesel, and he seldom disappoints. Especially Sunday, when he dined in New York City at Chelsea’s Joe Lan Club. 

Shaq was there with an unknown date, and maybe he was trying to impress her because he picked up the tab for the whole joint. Forty tables, all covered by Shaq, and the total was “well over $25,000,” according to a story in outback.com. 

Page Six broke the story, even though one of the conditions told the diners Shaq gave the lucky diners who got the free meal to keep the news to themselves. They 

If you are curious about what Shaq ate? He had Beijing chicken, shrimp tempura, and the signature chicken satay.  A lot of it, most likely!

Anyone who has met Shaq in person knows this is true; he has the heart to match the rest of his frame.  Shaq is exceptionally generous. Just ask the waiters working that night, who collectively said they received the biggest tip they have ever seen.

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