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Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson tips $1,300 at James Harden's restaurant

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Food & Culture // Restaurants & Bars
Dana Burke, Staff writer

May 31, 2021Updated: May 31, 2021 1:56 p.m.

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Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson paid a visit to James Harden's Thirteen restaurant in Houston and left a giant tip and a message for Harden behind. 

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Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson paid a visit to James Harden's Thirteen restaurant in Houston and left a giant tip and a message for Harden behind. 

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Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson paid a visit to James Harden's Thirteen restaurant in Houston and left a giant tip and a message for Harden behind. 

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Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson paid a visit to James Harden's Thirteen restaurant in Houston and left a giant tip and a message for Harden behind. 

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Former NFL player Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson dined at James Harden's Thirteen restaurant on Sunday and left behind a $1,300 tip and a message for Harden. 

"James Harden is scared to play me in FIFA!" the wide receiver wrote at the bottom of his receipt, according to a photo posted on Instagram Stories by Harden. 

Johnson is known for challenging others on EA Sports' video game. 

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Harden thanked Johnson for the tip responded, "We can line the FIFA up any day. You been running for some years now." 

Johnson left the hefty tip on a bill of $107.17. The restaurant said in a press release that he had a meal of twin lobster tails and mashed potatoes. 

Houston's Turkey Leg Hut also reported on Instagram Sunday that Johnson paid a visit and left a $1,000 tip.

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Dana Burke is an editor for the Houston team of producers and manages the Houston Chronicle's social media strategy. She came to the Chronicle as a features and lifestyle producer in 2012. Previously, Dana was an editor for Houston Community Newspapers, a group of weekly papers in the Houston area.

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