sorry that happened to you. glad your manager stood up for you. i always wondered if people ate food that looked untouched in the back
a little restaurant confidential, lol
i agree with both sentiments expressed here, racism in restaurants can and does happen but sometimes it's just forgetful or bad service that happens across the board and not race related.
i also agree that some people use the slightest mistake to justify getting "something free" or justifying not leaving a tip.
don't worry about it or take it personal. race stuff is on high alert now so just know what happened may not fully be about you and the order situation.