(Closed) Reception dinner……is this tacky or not??

posted 9 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Is serving a mexican themed buffet at an elegant, "glamed up" wedding tacky?
    No way, I think a Mexican buffet is different and delicious for a wedding : (92 votes)
    55 %
    Doesn't seem to fit the whole wedding vibe : (63 votes)
    38 %
    Ya, that's kinda tacky : (11 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    591 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    It wouldn’t let me vote…. but I freakin love Mexican food. Yes. Heck yes!

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

    I vote HELL YEA!!

    I love buffets (picking out what I want to eat? um yes) and mexican and something different than the predictable plated dinner. I love this idea! 

    Here I am toasting my glorious nacho fountain as it began to flow with nacho cheese, hahaha

    (and my mother behind me there… she thinks I’m nuts)

    Post # 5
    1249 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 1992

    I loooooove Mexican food!  If we were doing a dinner, it would SO be Mexican!!

    Post # 7
    2103 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    We did mexican buffet…but ours WAS more casual, so I don’t know if I can respond in an unbiased manner. I think DELICIOUS food is more important than how “fancy” it is perceived to be. I mean…what IS “glamourous” food?

    Post # 8
    1165 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Another fan of Mexican here!  We had it for our rehearsal dinner and it was so amazingly good, our bridal party said we should just cancel the caterer for the wedding and have the Mexican food again.  So I’d say it was a hit!

    Post # 10
    375 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I actually think that it works pretty well with the Old Hollywood vibe. I mean, Mexican food is pretty casual fare now, but it would have been much more exotic and novel if your wedding actually was in that era in Southern California. I am not saying pretend that it’s something it ain’t, so to speak, but I think you can easily pull it off as an intentional choice.

    Post # 11
    1036 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think you should think Yum factor instead of Elegance factor with the food at any wedding.  Something people will enjoy and feel satisfied after eating.  I vote heck ya!!

    Post # 12
    448 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @Bridesy13: I am going to a mexican restaurant for my rehearsal dinner. It doesn’t fit my theme but who cares the food is amazing?

    Post # 13
    4753 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Mexican food= yes.

    Mexican food and formal out door wedding= weird. You’re right it doesn’t fit, match, and does clash.

    Post # 14
    4802 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I don’t see how a type of food can match or not match a venue. 

    The style of how it’s served maybe…like if you’re having finger food bbq’d ribs at a formal wedding then yeah, it might not work.

    But I really don’t see how a buffet of Mexican food is different than a buffet of chicken and potatoes…

    Go for it!

    Post # 15
    3521 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    @rachiecakes: I want to marry that nacho fountain, no joke. 

    Post # 16
    4653 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I saw DO IT! I love mexican food!

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