Post # 1
Alright, so FI and I have kind of taken a to hell with it view point to most(not all) traditions. Basically, we are questioning why we should do something if we don’t want to or why shouldn’t we do something we want for the sake of tradition.
If you went to a wedding and it was a sit down dinner, would you be bothered if you were served tacos? Obviously, there would be more food but I haven’t thought of the rest.
*no one is vegan, vegetarian or kosher. no known food allergies
Post # 2
I would not enjoy it – not because I’m a traditionalist, but because I don’t like tacos/trust ground meat from a lot of places, lol.
Post # 3
Although I love tacos, I would be thrown off by the fact that it is a food you eat with your hands?! And would probably be too worried about spilling it down my dress. However, I would think it is a cute/unique idea!!
Post # 4
EncoreBridetoBe: i really think it would depend on the wedding setting, the presentation of the food and the couple.
My only concern with tacos: they are messy! people will be all dressed up and will risk ruining their nice attire.
Post # 5
My concern would be that it is hard to eat tacos without making a mess and I would be in a good dress that has to be dry cleaned and from which the stains may never come out if there are any drips.
I think you are entitled to serve whatever you want, but I would then suggest you have a casual wedding that goes with your menu.
Post # 6
EncoreBridetoBe: I voted “other” only because if I wre dressed up, I wouldn’t be thrilled to be served a messy food. If your reception is more casual then hell yeah – tacos!
Post # 7
I usually order the vegetarian entree, and although not a strict vegetarian, I prefer not to eat meat, and I don’t like tacos or gyros. If their offered as part of a buffet, and guests have a choice, it’s okay. It would be fine for a rehearsal dinner, though. If the dinner is at a formal wedding and in the evening, I’d guess that your guests would expect a traditional, supper entree.
Post # 8
- Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House
I have no problem with nontraditional food, but I would be worried about eating a taco in a fancy dress. I’d prefer something I could eat with a fork if possible.
Post # 9
I don’t have a problem with atypical food – one of the best/most fun receptions FI and I have been to had a local version of chipotle cater (so burritos). It was awesome.
<br />BUT – like everything else, your food needs to match your formality. A sit down dinner at a wedding needs fancier food than tacos – maybe something like enchiladas or fajitas would work, but just tacos? That would be out of place to me.
<br />Now if it was a casual buffet, or a food truck, or soemthing like that (basically a more casual event), then I’d say go for it!
Post # 10
StL.Ashley: I could do enchilades or fajitas! Truth be told I consider them to be at the same fancy level as tacos, but if they appear fancier then….
Technically you could eat an enchillade or fajita with a knife and fork. I’ve seen people eat pizza with a knife and fork.
Post # 11
PABride: We don’t have any vegans/vegetarians/people who keep kosher. No one has allergies. One of my cousins is particular about how she eats at home but she has made it crystal clear that special occassions are different and she doesn’t expect anyone to alter their menu. So I don’t have to worry about special considerations. Lucky that way I guess
Post # 12
I would welcome ANYTHING over the normal “banquet food.” Ugh – I’ve never had good chicken/veggie/potato at any wedding I’ve been to. Even pizza would be better!!!
Post # 13
Oh my gosh I love tacos. I’m not someone who is bothered by “non-fancy” food at a “fancy” event though.
I do agree with others that it might be too messy so I like your idea of fajitas or enchiladas as I think they are less messy.
Post # 14
Where is the wedding located? A taco in San Diego will be a lot different that a taco in Montana, and that will effect my vote.
Post # 15
oneofthesethings: +100 Depressing to think how much people pay per plate for that bland chicken, 3 small potatoes and spoonful of veggies