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Of a Rude Awakening & Latteria Mozzarella Bar


This wedding business, ironically, really is an apt occasion to weed out "friends" versus genuine folks who actually care two hoots about us. I am amazed at how defensive some people can get when we simply went back to them to ask about the RSVP status after sending out our "save the date" card.

"But I don't know my schedule then what!"be imply tells me you are not interested. So why not answer with a "no" and accompany that with a cordial excuse? I can accept that just fine.

In any case, it would take such an episode to have me come to my senses. I decided this bunch of "friends" aren't worth my time and effort any longer. Am I too harsh? RSVP etiquette is not that hard to grasp - reply with yes, no or maybe.

The only comforting thing that day was the dinner. Simple, delicious food at Latteria Mozzarella Bar. It kept me distracted. Nicked a couple of bites of the cheeses (about $20 each) and I ordered a grilled sea bass ($35) for my main. It was my first time here and I find the food much focusing on the main ingredients, and garnishes / sauces are kept minimal. I appreciate this type of cooking philosophy. The fish was huge, fresh and grilled perfectly. Could be shared for two ladies as a main. Service was a little bit of a hit-and-miss/ Bread was not served to all (some of us came late) but water topped up regularly and plates cleared timely.

mozzarella rolled with crab

grilled sea bass
40 Duxton Hill
Opened daily for lunch and dinner except Saturday lunch


That's totally rude! Everyone knows you need to RSVP to weddings! Life is too short for rude people :)

But that mozzarella totally looks worth it!

sooks said…
I completely get you. You start to see clearer in situations like that. Never too late to find out. *hugs* and hope the planning is all going well! :)
yixiao said…
Couldn't agree more about weeding out "friends", especially those who come up with lame excuses even after they have committed to the date

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