A few months ago, Joseph Groh decided to abandon the name of the 64-year-old Chink's Steaks in Wissinoming. As of March
, the steak shop has been known as Joe's Steaks and Sodas shop.
Although it was a childhood nickname for original owner, Sam Sherman, Groh knew it was also an offensive term for Chinese people.
"I thought it was the right thing to do, so I did it," Groh said. "And I wouldn't say it backfired on me, it's just that I've had a lot of negative support over it. I think more negative than positive."
Some of Groh's have regulars vow never to eat there again.
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