Last night I got together with a group of lovely ladies at a local restaurant for their version of "Dinner and a Chick Flick"! We had so much fun! This restaurant reserves its party room each Tuesday night during 'low party season' for the event. Some of the movies they have had on the list are "Sex and The City", "Serendipity", "Beaches", "Steel Magnolias", "My Best Friend's Wedding", "Fried Green Tomatoes" and "Mona Lisa Smile". Luckily my group had the most interest in seeing "My Best Friend's Wedding" - some of those other ones are real tear jerkers!
There were cards on each table with a menu for the evening as well as trivia and fun facts about the movie. One of the fun facts was that Julia Roberts had hand picked both Cameron Diaz and Dermot Mulroney for their parts - who knew?? The menu was set in advance and was seafood ravioli for the entree and "PBJ" for dessert. As it turns out, they had a few other options available for dinner as not everyone likes seafood. One of the girls we were with ordered a mushroom risotto that she said was fabulous. Dinner orders were taken before the movie started and our entrees were delivered shortly after the movie began. They were also great about getting our checks taken care of before the movie ended so that we could leave once the movie was over. After all, we did have to be at work the next day! They had definitely done this before!
It had been awhile since I had seen the movie and really enjoyed watching it in this setting. The table behind us was REALLY enjoying the movie - they sang along with nealy every song!
Including this all time fave...
It was tons of fun - I had a great time and I am sure we will do it again soon!