Date: Wed, 17 Jan 1996 13:54:26 -0800

From: Dan Moonhawk Alford dalford[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]S1.CSUHAYWARD.EDU

Subject: Re: Denny's question reformulated

Out west here in Nevada and Northern California, especially San

Francisco, you can add Basque restaurants to that list of group dining.

And "family style" means

you're sharing your food, instead of each ordering different

things. This can be a way of ordering in a Chinese restaurant,

or it can apply to some restaurants in the Pennsylvania Dutch

country, where you tell them how many people you have in your

group, and they show you seats, and food starts appearing--the

bill is per person, regardless of whether you personally ate the

ham, or took thirds on the fried chicken, or decided you wanted


Vicki Rosenzweig

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New York, NY