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Published:January 15th, 2014 12:27 EST

Outrage: Couple Bring Infant To Upscale Restaurant

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A couple dining at an upscale Chicago restaurant were sharply criticized online when their infant spent the evening crying at the eatery.


Chef Grant Achatz of the Alinea restaurant took to Twitter with a question about crying baby etiquette after the infant cried though the dinner service Saturday night at the three-star restaurant, where meals can cost hundreds of dollars, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Tuesday.

"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 ...," Achatz tweeted."


I don`t want to overreact, but God damn this selfish and inconsiderate couple straight to hell for bringing their infant to an upscale restaurant.

Ambience matters as much as the food in a dining experience, and there`s nothing like a crying baby with soiled diapers to ruin the atmosphere.

A mother shouldn`t take her infant outside her home, unless it`s to take the damn thing to a doctor. Taking a baby to a gourmet restaurant or to a fast food joint is just wrong, period!

The fact that this Neanderthal couple and their crying baby were soundly and roundly criticized online gives me hope that we are still a civil society.

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