In the immortal words of Paul Revere, "The British are coming!" Although when he said it, I'm sure he wasn't worried that the red coats would want to hold his hand or make it A Hard Day's Night by dragging him away in a Yellow Submarine and telling him that they'd still need him and feed him when he's 64. But, nevertheless, his words have new meaning now; because...
The weekend is upon us when, back in 1964, The Beatles launched the British Invasion, changing yesterday's Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da music scene forever.
So ladies and gentlemen, heed the words of Paul Revere and join me and the rest of the Dining Out MeetUp resistance by hiding from the invasion at the Public house ... before Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club forces reach Philadelphia and take us away to live in an Octopus's Garden off Penny Lane that's ruled by the Walrus and Eleanor Rigby (a Paperback Writer).
What? It could happen. Yeah... yeah... yeah...
But there's ONE MORE THING really quick. Make sure read the NEW RULES for RSVPing directly below!
NEW RULES for RSVPing:
There's great news at the Dining MeetUp ... we're growing! We have a lot of new members. Every event is filling up less than a couple of hours after it's posted. And so many people want to meet you that the Waitlist has more people on it than can attend in the first place. So to make sure the people who will attend can join us, we're going to start something new: RSVP CONFIRMATIONS.
About TWO DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT, I will send out an e-mail to THOSE WHO'VE RSVP'd "YES" and ask you to E-MAIL ME CONFIRMING THAT YOU'RE COMING.
If you've RSVP'd "Yes" and you don't confirm with me by noon on the day preceding the event:
1) I'll presume you're not able to join us;
2) Your RSVP will be switched to "No;" and
3) Your spot will be given to a Waitlisted person who will definitely attend.
Please never hesitate to Waitlist yourself if you want to attend, but all available seats are taken. When spots open up for an event, I e-mail the Waitlist. If you're among the first to respond and are committed to coming, I'll e-mail you back to confirm the spot is yours!
All that said...
PLEASE ONLY RSVP "YES," IF YOU ARE COMMITTED TO ATTENDING THE DINNER.
Please use the "MAYBE" option, if:
1. You're unsure of whether or not you can make the dinner; or
2. You're not totally committed to coming. (You can always change it later.)
IF YOU RSVP "MAYBE," please confirm "YES" or "NO" as soon as possible because events fill up quickly.
In order to accommodate members who want to attend the event (but didn't get to RSVP as quickly), RSVPs still listed as "MAYBE" two days before the event will automatically default to "NO" to make room for other potential attendees.
By the same token, the site will not accept "MAYBE" RSVPs within the two days prior to the event.
THE USUAL RULES
Three quick things you need to know:
1) Make sure you RSVP right away since our reservation is limited to 15 people.
2) To help defray the costs of the website, $1 will be added to your bill at the restaurant. Small price to pay for great food and great company!
3) If you happen to arrive at the restaurant before I do, the reservation is in my name (Charles).
Hope to see you there!
1801 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103