Well... my mother and I went to our favorite Italian restaurant, which used to be in my opinion one of the best in the entire region.
Casa Dante, in Jersey City. My grandparents have been going there probably 35 years now... and i myself, am 26 years old which means my mother and I have been going there for TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. We used to go regularly on every Saturday nite and still go once a month at least.
Now, mom had called the restaurant at the beginning of the week, to find out if we needed reservations or what, since it would be just the two of us. They told us no, just come early.
We arrived at the restaurant between 5 and 5:15 pm. Now, we know everyone in the place by first name, because its always been that sort of place. However, we were told by a thoroughly drunk Louie that the only table we could possibly have with our favorite waiter, we would HAVE TO LEAVE THE TABLE BY 7pm which meant that we would have to gulp down our entire meal in an hour and a half. Our only other choice was to sit in the front room, which we didnt want.
They treated us so RUDELY and humiliated us and RUINED OUR ENTIRE EVENING.
We WALKED OUT THE DOOR. I WILL NEVER GO BACK THERE AGAIN.
what a shame. such a nice restaurant, to treat loyal customers who have been coming for over TWENTY YEARS like that ?!!!
Therefore, Casa Dante is now on my list of places to NEVER go again.