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I agree - eat the side dishes, maybe no one will even notice, and if they do,
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Posted to Thread #18366 at 3:55 pm on Jun 16, 2010
just tell them that you're sure it's delicious, but you've had a bad reaction to this type of fish in the past (even if it's just your tastebuds don't like it!).
I wouldn't be offended... in fact, I would probably feel funny if I found out later that you didn't like it, but ate it just to make me happy ;o) Have fun, enjoy the dinner party.
How did the fool *get* his money?!
Other messages in this thread:
- 18366. 2 What do you do questions??? - SusanKentfieldCa - 7:56pm on 06/12/10 (9)
- i that small a group, I'd eat a little of the fish and fill up on the side dishes(more) - daricem - 8:52pm on 06/12/10
- Good call, daricem - just a bite or two to be polite. I wouldn't bring wine, though - - cheezz - 9:09pm on 06/12/10
- Gah! [NT] - Steve2 in LA - 5:30am on 06/13/10
- Instead of wine, how about bringing some homemade chocolate truffles? (Or high quality store-bought) [NT] - Meryl - 10:10pm on 06/13/10
- When my sister in law brings wine, even chilled wine, she always says, "Here's something for your - Sylvia - 10:36pm on 06/13/10
- Precisely what I was going to say Sylvia. I use that line often. One can't go wrong - Pat-NoCal - 2:46am on 06/14/10
- I use that line as well and people always seem appreciative. - Amanda_Pennsylvania - 9:24pm on 06/14/10
- I agree - eat the side dishes, maybe no one will even notice, and if they do, - DawnNYS - 3:55pm on 06/16/10
- If I was entertaining only 4-8 people, I'd want to serve something - colleenmomof2 - 2:42pm on 06/21/10