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Share tasting menu?

Is it appropriate to share a tasting menu between two people?
I will be going to spago for the 10 course tasting menu, but my wife doesn't want that much food?

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        1. No. Don't try to do this.

          1. Please don't do this.

            The thing is, by definition a tasting menu is generally for the whole table and thus already "shared" amongst all the patrons.

            Asking to share a tasting menu would be the equivalent of buying one drink with free refills and "sharing" it with the entire table.

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            1. re: ipsedixit

              well no it's not the same, as you don't get "refills" on a tasting menu.

              But still, no, it is not acceptable to share a tasting menu.