(Closed) Menu drama (would you eat pork??)

posted 9 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
2006 posts
Buzzing bee

I strongly dislike pork in any form but I would never use my eating preferences to gauge those of guests (I’m super picky)! For whatever its worth I don’t like any type of seafood either. And I don’t eat beef often enough for my tummy to easily digest it. I’m all for chicken!

Since you are offering a vegetarian option I wouldn’t worry about not offering the fish.

Post # 4
761 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I would definately eat pork as would my Fiance. I think that is nice because I think most peolple like fish a whole lot less.

Post # 5
4464 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I don’t get what she’s upset about.  If people don’t want pork, then they can have the steak or sweet potato souffle.  I think more people like pork than fish IMO. (Although I LOVE fish!)

And yes, Fiance would pick the pork but I would have steak ;o)

Post # 6
472 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010 - Ladder 15 Restaurant

I would choose the pork!! That sounds delicious and your Future Mother-In-Law sounds craaazy!!

I love fish too, but I think your menu SHOULD reflect your tastes!  I think people will be just fine with it!!

Post # 7
2015 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

If those are the meals you want, I say go for them. You have a veggie option which is what is important.

I would have picked the fish over the pork, but honestly, I wouldn’t have cared because I had two other options! The veggie one sounds so yummy 🙂

Post # 8
14183 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Dude…you are offering steak AND a vegetarian dish. Your Future Mother-In-Law is being silly. I think pork is probably more popular than fish…well in our area anyways. I’m always scared of fish at weddings–it has to be cooked perfectly or I can’t do it.

I would leave it. If your SO wants pork, have pork! My SO LOVES pork. Loves it. Almost as much as steak….

Post # 9
2207 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I’m one of the people who would normally order fish, if it is offered, but I would just order the souffle. Not a big deal at all. My Fiance would probably order the pork.

Post # 10
7152 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I think that you should keep it as it is. If no one else eats the food, you and Fiance will and it’s your day anyway.

Post # 11
1042 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I love pork! It’s pretty much my favorite thing ever and I would totally pick it over some smelly fish.

Post # 12
2288 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Actually, that entire menu sounds delicious! I’d eat it all!
Stick to your guns, you’re not wrong!!!

Post # 13
18637 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would eat pork more likely than eating fish.

Post # 14
1135 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

We’re having pork as one of our options!  And we’re psyched about it!!  I have no idea why your Future Mother-In-Law thinks everyone hates pork and likes fish, but I have no reason to believe that’s true.  If it were me, I’d have the steak, because I heart steak, but I would be tempted by the pork as well.  It all sounds delish! 

Post # 15
5262 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

No, but that’s because we’re veggies, and I just want to say I love your veggie option – if pork is what you want, then go for it! It’s your wedding. 

Post # 16
5670 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I think you menu sounds great. I know plenty of people who love pork, and if people don’t they have another option. I would keep your menu as is.

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