+

1 Suggestion

Expand Map

1 Suggestion

Restaurants & Bars

steakhouse corkage venting

shanshan | Mar 23, 201504:01 PM     15

I wanna go to steakhouse but I don’t want to pay for a $100 bottle of wine that costs $25 at Duane Reade, let alone tip 20% on top of it (although really I have no problem with the tip). So many steakhouses have reservations available for Saturday night at 9PM. But $50 corkage fees a bit steep, especially when paying $60 for a steak!

I'm sure some somm or roll their eyes and call me a nitwit or cheapskate etc.

But I'm sure they would also agree drinking a $25 bottle of wine when spending $60 on an entrée is equally stupid. And yes, I can afford a $60 entrée but not a $200 bottle of vino.

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Discussion Summary

More from Chowhound

9 Pizza Styles to Know & How to Make Them at Home
Guides

9 Pizza Styles to Know & How to Make Them at Home

by Miki Kawasaki | Pizza generally means one thing—in that everyone understands what you're talking about when you say...

11 Ingenious Hacks for Tackling Summer Produce
Guides

11 Ingenious Hacks for Tackling Summer Produce

by Posie Harwood | When summer produce is abundant, you want to each as much as possible, and these kitchen hacks for...

Homemade Dole Whip Is Only Two Ingredients Away
How To

Homemade Dole Whip Is Only Two Ingredients Away

by Jessica Gentile | With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing...

Boba 101: How To Make Bubble Tea at Home
How To

Boba 101: How To Make Bubble Tea at Home

by Jody Eddy | With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing...

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.