Looking over, he couldn't help but admire how the disagreement was ultimately resolved.
Howell soon provided some follow-up, noting that the waitress eventually put the kibosh on the seemingly foolproof stratagem by taking the man's menus away.
"Once she took the menus, phones were out for the rest of the meal," Howell added.
He went on to acknowledge that the couple did exchange a few words towards the end of their meal, and that the man ultimately paid.
When some started to comment on the subject of the photo being a "fool," one tweep chimed in and asked, rhetorically, who the bigger fool was: "the fool or the other fool who’s also eating at Olive Garden taking pictures of fools?"
To which Howell replied, "My 6-year old likes their spaghetti, go easy on her ;)"