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Mar 29, 2012 03:32 PM

Late for Alinea?

Sadly, my flight is two hours delayed which means I will land at ORD at just about the exact time as my reservation for four at Alinea.

I called to let them know I'd be a little late, but then it turns out we're going to be even later. I expect to be there about one hour late, and one person short.

Does anyone have any experience with this kind of problem? Do you think they'll still honor the reservation? (When I was going to be 15-20 minutes late, they were very nice about it. I'm in the air right now so can't call again.)

If the answer is no... does anyone want my reservation for four tonight at 8 pm? :-( :-( :-(

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  1. I'm sorry none of us could help. Hopefully Alinea was able to accomodate.

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    1. re: PHXeater

      The update -- the restaurant called me just as I landed and asked my status. I told them I was at the airport and couldn't get to my 8 pm table until at least 9. They said do my best and if I got there before 9:30, we'd be okay!!

      We made it!!! And it was the best thing ever. Thank you anyway!