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Ageism is Calgary restaurants

Roarasaur | Sep 15, 2010 02:46 AM

Over the last several years, I've had my share of "fine dining" and it really irritates me when I get treated like a kid (mind you, this year I had turned 22 which I think is a rather decent age). I've always appreciated good food and you just can't get a mouthwatering, blue charred steak at Chili's or whatever other restaurant chain you want to insert here. Agegism doesn't apply to all waiters but I've had times where they look down on me for being younger than most of the other people at the establishment. Granted, I wont know what vintage that certain bottle of Merlot was particularly good in, but I do appreciate good wine with my meats. But some waiters just give you that look, that "what are you doing here, I'm too good for you, or the I can't believe you ordered Cabernet Sauvignon with pasta (I'm still ok in this department) look. Is this is common theme for most young people when you visit places like Rush, Bears Den, etc... Its not like I walk into a nice restaurant with jeans and a t-shirt, listening to my ipod or whatever. I adhere to dress codes, dress appropriately, well groomed, am generally laid back and not shouting or being obnoxious. Whats wrong here, Is it just me or is that just how things are?

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Bears Den
254028 Bearspaw Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3L 2P7, CA

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