And $15 is a CHEAP site fee in most other Kingdoms as well (not including the various feast fees, included & not). ;-) -Eo On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 2:43 PM, Alexandra (Shandra) Vazquez de Granada < [log in to unmask]> wrote: > As a note, feast included in a site fee is apparently common in other > kingdoms... Seems to be a bit of IKA at work here as well. > > ~Shandra > > -------- Original Message -------- > Subject: Re: [CALONTIR] Fwd: [B3R List] Chieftains Menu Update > From: Caitlin Smith <[log in to unmask]> > Date: Tue, February 24, 2015 1:49 pm > To: [log in to unmask] > > If you mean seeing me specifically, Gwen, no. I meant the "bummer" part, > too--the principle of being forced to pay for a feast, even an inexpensive > one, pissed off my other driver too much. (Not certain myself it's much > different from paying a higher site fee because a site with a kitchen is > more expensive, but I suppose everyone's principles have a different > cut-off for "acceptable.") > Good luck with the event, though, and I'll be hitting up Hanne for details > afterwards. > > -Ingibiƍrg > > > On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 7:28 AM, Gwendolyn <[log in to unmask]> > wrote: > >> I'm glad you like it. As a vegan, I know that I am restricted from eating >> many things on the table, but Rowan has done a wonderful job of trying to >> accommodate various dietary restrictions and making herself available to >> those with concerns. I'm sure I won't leave hungry. Ingredients will be >> clearly labeled on the back side of the labels for each dish, so going to >> the side board should be easy. And adding $5 to the site fee to include >> dinner is cheaper than even running for a fast food value meal for dinner. >> We all have to eat, and this provides an opportunity for people who might >> not normally try feast or medieval foods to do so on their own terms at a >> really affordable price. See you there! >> >> Gwendolyn >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> On Feb 23, 2015, at 10:46 PM, Caitlin Smith <[log in to unmask]> >> wrote: >> >> I think it's exciting that lately we've seen groups experimenting with >> different format/presentation ideas for feasts, such as the noon feast at >> Spring Coronation, and this integrated one at Chieftains. Especially since >> the theme for this Chieftains is the Carnevale di Venezia, combining the >> food with entertainment that is ongoing and participatory (rather than >> occasional and passive) seems brilliant. Bummer the feast fee is tacked on >> to site fee, but it does look like they're doing a conscientious job >> including some options for those with diet restrictions (a menu like this, >> where my husband could try a quarter of the dishes, is rare.) >> >> Also really cool they picked as a theme an event that happened around >> this time of year. Not that I'd want all events should conform to such >> (March events needing to be pre-Christian or late period to offer cheese or >> eggs? Bleah.) just that it kinda adds to the magic when there's an event >> that does pull it off. >> >> Thinking about food this time of year... if a "lacto-vegetarian" diet >> includes no animal products besides dairy, does that make the medieval >> lenten diet "pisci-vegetaian?" :) >> >> Ingibiƍrg >> >> -- Manage your subscription at http://listserv.unl.edu. listserv.unl.edu lists do not accept incoming email from Yahoo.com, AOL.com or Dropbox.com due to their DMARC policies.