November 13, 2012 by Diniquette
Andy Cohen is the genius behind The Real housewives franchise on BRAVO. To say that I am a fan is an understatement; which is why, Mr. Cohen, I love you and hate you all at the same time.
Since the popularity of this show I have noticed an increase of “Real Housewife” wannabees dining out and behaving as if they are on this show. They are women of a certain age, with a certain bank account and a certain amount of injectables acting very entitled..(not that everyone on that show acts like this…..I HEART you Lisa Vanderpump).
The other night, a good friend of mine, who is a manager at a Michelin Star Restaurant, told me a horrible story of such women and their behavior. They were a group of 8 and they were so loud and obnoxious that EVERY TABLE IN THE RESTAURANT got up and complained to management about them. EVERY TABLE! Finally, the manager had no choice but to approach the ladies and politely ask if they could lower their volume. WELL….all hell broke loose after that. They immediately asked for the check and upon leaving one of the ladies started screaming about how it was her birthday and she DESERVED to be treated specially. Then, (and this is my favorite thing I’ve ever heard), one of the other ladies said, and I quote: “I date a VERY famous person and I will NOT be bringing him here”…..sounds just like a housewife, no?
Entitlement will get you nowhere; NOWHERE! They felt they deserved to be treated like royalty and they wound up ruining not only their dining experience, but everyone else’s experience.
Remember: be gracious and be nice; I promise you, you will have a much better dining experience if you just leave the drama at home; because the truth is, when you act this way in a restaurant, the restaurant can’t wait to get rid of you….TRUST ME.
Thanks for reading.