Some friends and I were having a discussion the other day about bringing our own bottle of wine to a restaurant. I've never done it, but my wallet is saying that I should try it sometime.
One friend let on that she would never bring her own bottle to dinner. I asked her to elaborate and she admitted that she would feel embarrassed. After some back and forth the conversation ended with her saying for sure she would never, ever bring her own to the restaurant where her son worked as she felt that it would somehow reflect on their status or something.
This opinion kind of shocked me, as I always thought it was a great idea. So, who is out to lunch here? Me or my friend?
Is there some status connotation to using corkage?