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No More Wine @ Cuvee on Robertson


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No More Wine @ Cuvee on Robertson

Getting Fatter | Oct 11, 2007 09:01 AM

Went for dinner there the other night, and while the place is still stocked from floor to ceiling with bottles of wine, I was told that I could no longer order by the glass, or consume alcohol on the premises.

At first I just kind of accepted it, but then five minutes later, some lady comes in, and they give her a glass of white, no questions asked. I asked another employee what the deal was and she told me that just recently they had "changed their policy", and the woman who got her wine was a "friend of the owner", and could do whatever she wanted. i pressed her on why the policy was changed, and she said that it was because of "something really bad" and wouldn't elaborate any further than that.

so we sat there and ate our turkey burgers, while this woman was totally flaunting her glass of wine, making my wife and i feel like shmucks. we totally didn't appreciate the vibe in the place.

so what's the deal with this preferential service? Anyone else have a similar experience. If they can no longer serve wine, they should at least put a sign out front saying so.

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