Downtown's Kung Fu Saloon has been hit with allegations of racial discrimination. KVUE reports Michael Frey and Stephen Robinson both wore "basketball shorts past [their] knees" to the bar this weekend. Frey was allowed in without comment, while Robinson was told the shorts were "ghetto" and was denied entry. KEYE adds that friends posted a picture of the two to Facebook in hopes Kung Fu Saloon would "admit it wasn't the best way to handle it."
Social media is already ablaze with criticism. Kung Fu Saloon has declined to comment but did post a Mondays joke on their Facebook page.
· College Station Man Turned Away at Kung Fu Saloon [KVUE]
· Man Claims Austin Bar Discriminated [KEYE]
· Alleged Racial Profiling at Kung Fu Saloon [r/Austin]
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