Top chef's crying baby a recipe for outrage
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:35:00 GMT —
ABC NEWS- How young is too young to bring a child to a fine dining restaurant? Diners at Alinea, a top Chicago eatery where the meal starts at $210 per person, faced that dilemma Saturday night when a couple brought their 8-month-old baby to dinner after the babysitter canceled last-minute.
"I could hear it crying in the kitchen," Grant Achatz, chef/owner of Alinea, told "Good Morning America." "We want people to come in and enjoy and experience Alinea for what it is, but we also have to be cognizant of the other 80 people that came in to experience Alinea that night."
Rather than kick the couple out, Achatz tweeted to his nearly 82,000 followers, "Tbl brings 8mo.Old. It cries. Diners mad. Tell ppl no kids? Subject diners 2crying? Ppl take infants 2 plays? Concerts? Hate saying no,but.."
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