(Closed) Can food be a favor? How do you feel about this…

posted 7 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Can food be a favor?
    Yes. Cheesesteaks and cheese fries are an awesome favor! : (91 votes)
    63 %
    I wouldn't eat it, but I wouldn't mind if that was the favor. : (19 votes)
    13 %
    No. Cheesesteaks and cheese fries are not a suitable replacement for a favor. : (33 votes)
    23 %
    Give me coasters and votives with your monogram on them all day, I will cherish them forever. : (2 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 17
    444 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Sure This is a very cute idea. A snack after all the dancing.

    Post # 18
    535 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I think it’s an awesome idea and I would love it, much more than an object with the couples name and date all over it (sorry I hate typical wedding favors as well)

    Post # 19
    11231 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Yum, yes!

    Post # 20
    3804 posts
    Honey bee

    I think that’s a fabulous idea! Not only have favors gone the way of optional, because let’s face it nobody wants your cheesy sh*t, but it seems like edible favors really are the most welcomed these days! I think a special treat like a food truck is an excellent and fun thing to do!

    Post # 21
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    What time is the reception meal?  What time would the cheesesteaks be ready for people?


    Honestly…it does sound good in theory, but I know for myself, I cannot eat anything that heavy that late in the day.  I think if you went ahead with this, you better be prepared for the realization that many of your guests won’t take a cheesesteak home with them.


    I don’t know…maybe they would if it could be wrapped up in foil so they could take it home and eat it the next day.  I guess that would be my vote.  I WOULD take one if I could transport it home to eat for lunch the next day.


    **I know I’ve never left a wedding hungry.  Philly people are quite the conisseurs of cheesesteak, so I hope you go with a good one that will appeal to everyone!  Which I know you will, of course!


    Post # 22
    2211 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I agree that I’m not sure I would call this a favor, but I also don’t think favors are necessary:  I have received ONE in-edible favor that I actually liked and kept.

    That being said, I would be all over your food truck.  I love it when people have end-of-party food at weddings…after all of the dancing and drinking, it’s awesome to have a little food in your belly!

    Post # 24
    2142 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    Maybe if it was optional (like, they would go up to the food truck and get it, rather than handing them out to the guests) because I wouldn’t eat it, I’d feel bad to throw it away, and then I’d have to smell sandwich the whole way home in the car. But it’s definately a better idea than a useless trinket.

    Post # 25
    2425 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I would love cheesesteaks and cheese fries as a late night snack in lieu of a favor! But, I lived in Philly for 5 years, so it would bring back great memories!

    Post # 26
    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    The thought is there, and I think that’s an awesome gesture, but I don’t think people would see it as a “favor. Favors are known as stupid trinkets that people throw away. Obviously I’m not a fan of favors, but I like your idea! People who expect favors will probably not see this as an alternative.

    Post # 27
    403 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    The people who said “no” are not from Philly and do not understand the awesomeness that are Chickie’s and Pete’s crab fries. 😉

    Post # 28
    404 posts
    Helper bee

    i think forget the favours, this is a much better plan. though if anyone asks about favours tell them you thought it would be nicer for people to get some post drinking food for the road.

    Post # 29
    3077 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    This is an awesome idea!!!!

    Post # 30
    3586 posts
    Sugar bee

    I like that idea. I hate those favors with the names and date, ugh!

    Post # 31
    5399 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I don’t know if people will see it as a “favor” but it’s an awesome idea and I would do it in lieu of more typical favors!

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