Saturday night we had a notable guest at the restaurant. I say notable guest rather than celebrity out of fear that many of my readers would only know her from Dancing with the Stars or Raising Hope. The older folks out there would then facepalm remembering all of the great work she did in our childhood and before we were born. A server, apparently not at all familiar with the etiquette in this situation, told their tables she was there. Which lead to another server practically having to tackle a pair of guests on their way to disturb her. In etiquette situations like this, I always look to Helena Echlin over at CHOW Magazine for the right answer. She is the Dear Abby of restaurant etiquette in my mind and addresses this topic very well on her blog. She has answered any number of restaurant etiquette questions and I agree with her on most all of them.
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