Dinner Drama: Food Allergy Sparks Friend Group Feud 🍣🚫

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

We all love a good dinner with friends, but what happens when someone's food allergy gets in the way of trying out a new restaurant? Meet our protagonist (31F), who's part of a friend group that enjoys bi-monthly dinner outings. When a new sushi restaurant opens up, she's eager to share the experience with her friends, but there's a catch: one of her friends, Kate, has a serious seafood allergy. Let's dive into the drama that unfolds when our protagonist tries to navigate this culinary conundrum. 🍣🥢

The Dinner Club 🍽️

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Enter Kate, the Newcomer 🆕

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Kate's Seafood Allergy 🦞🚫

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Midwest Living 🌽

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A New Sushi Spot 🍣

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The Restaurant Dilemma 🤔

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A Change of Plans 🔄

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Sushi on the Side 🥢

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Word Gets Out 🗣️

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Accusations of Exclusion ❌

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Defending the Decision 🛡️

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Crossing the Line? 🚧

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Seafood Allergy Sparks Sushi Showdown 🍣😤

So, our protagonist tried to please everyone by changing her restaurant choice for the group dinner, but still wanted to enjoy the sushi spot with friends who didn't have allergies. This led to accusations of exclusion and division within the group, turning a simple dinner plan into a full-blown friend feud. With fingers pointing and sides being taken, it's clear that this seafood allergy has caused quite a stir. Let's see what the internet has to say about this sushi showdown... 🍣🥊

Choosing a restaurant doesn't make you an a**hole 🍴

alreadystrong | alreadystrong

Allergy sufferer approves of host's accommodating behavior 👍

Kenobi4President | Kenobi4President

Breaking free from toxic friend group - NTA comment.

ImpressiveCollar5811 | ImpressiveCollar5811

"Misery loves company" drama sparks NTA comment 🚫

StAlvis | StAlvis

Going out with some friends and not others? NTA 🍣

blueberryxxoo | blueberryxxoo

Breaking free from dinner group drama! 🍽️🙅‍♀️

Admirable-Frog-3748 | Admirable-Frog-3748

Supportive comment defends accommodating food allergy without excluding.

Imaginary_Being1949 | Imaginary_Being1949

Validating OP's decision to not force friend with allergy. 👍

halleymariana | halleymariana

Going out to dinner without someone isn't always a**hole move 🤷‍♂️

FearTheTooth | FearTheTooth

No food feud here! Commenter is NTA for separate hangout 😊

NarrativeScorpion | NarrativeScorpion

Don't let drama stop you from hanging out with friends 👍

National-Zombie3303 | National-Zombie3303

Shifted dinner meeting to accommodate friend's allergy. NTA 👍

sumg | sumg

Friend group feud over food allergy and control issues. NTA.

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Jen's overprotectiveness causes friend group feud 😡

reallyephemeral | reallyephemeral

Going outside scheduled dinners = NTA. Don't let insecure friends dictate.

PresentTiffany | PresentTiffany

Being accommodating doesn't mean sacrificing all your social life 🙌

Katja1236 | Katja1236

Choosing a restaurant without excluding anyone, NTA wins.

super_grace_gale | super_grace_gale

Being inclusive is key. Kate can bring her own food.

gastropodia42 | gastropodia42

Allergy sparks dinner feud, but NTA for smaller invite.

IllustratorSlow1614 | IllustratorSlow1614

Defending freedom to choose friends and meals 👏

HistorySweet9902 | HistorySweet9902

Including a friend with allergies doesn't mean giving up sushi 🍣

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

NTA Lincoln drops some wisdom 🤔

Chickenmel | Chickenmel

Choosing inclusive restaurants for meetups is fair and considerate 🙌

be_kind_to_yourself_ | be_kind_to_yourself_

No drama here! Commenter defends friend's restaurant choice. 😊

hetanos | hetanos

Kate's food allergy causes friend group feud. NTA.

ncgrits01 | ncgrits01

Choosing a different restaurant was the right move. NTA 👍

Katarchitect | Katarchitect

Friend with food allergy needs to understand restaurant limitations. NTA 👍

Hermiona1 | Hermiona1

NTA handled the situation well, time to start new traditions 🙌

fleurdumal1111 | fleurdumal1111

Don't let allergies ruin friendships, extend open invites 🙌

justtired2022 | justtired2022

Allergy shouldn't restrict everyone. NTA for wanting sushi night 🍣

RakeishSPV | RakeishSPV

Being considerate of allergies while still enjoying new restaurants 🍣

orchidsarecute | orchidsarecute

Eye-rolling response to overreacting friends. NTA.

otsukaren_613 | otsukaren_613

Managing a friend group can be tough. Apologize and discuss expectations. 🙌

EllyStar | EllyStar

Respecting allergies is important, but communication could have prevented drama 👍

human060989 | human060989

Standing up for yourself without being an a**hole 👍

Quiet_Goat8086 | Quiet_Goat8086

Friend group's absurd demands for food allergy accommodation criticized. 😒

Not-nuts | Not-nuts

Considerate friend introduces new restaurant, still plans to accommodate.

CustardHead5471 | CustardHead5471

No drama here! Commenter defends OP's restaurant choice. 😊

imaginaryblues | imaginaryblues

Food allergy discussion prompts question about communication and assumptions 😍

Kittenn1412 | Kittenn1412

Take responsibility for wanting to eat there, NTA 😊

TexasLiz1 | TexasLiz1

Suggestion to accommodate food allergy without excluding friend from plans 🍣

GracieW7 | GracieW7

No one's entitled to be part of all your social activities 👍

Internal_Progress404 | Internal_Progress404

Asserting independence in dinner plans, NTA prevails over snobs 😎

RoyIbex | RoyIbex

Understanding and empathy for food allergy sufferers. 🙏

deweygirl | deweygirl

NTA commenter defends others going to sushi night, dislikes sushi 🍣

Misty-Far | Misty-Far

Defending against allergy accusations in friend group. 🤔

RevKyriel | RevKyriel

Choosing a different restaurant to accommodate a friend's allergy. NTA 👍

Cobixnm | Cobixnm

Choosing a restaurant for a group dinner shouldn't cause drama 🤔

Schlobidobido | Schlobidobido

Friendship defended with a sassy clapback 👏

SkinHunger55 | SkinHunger55

Friend refuses to eat at restaurant, causing group feud 🤷‍♀️

sixsevenoxxx | sixsevenoxxx

NTA comment promotes healthy communication and boundaries 👍

gcot802 | gcot802

Food allergy excluded from sushi dinner, commenter suggests alternative dish 🍲

DramaLlamaFree93 | DramaLlamaFree93

Sushi without fish? NTA suggests alternatives for seafood haters 😍

ingodwetryst | ingodwetryst

Having a food allergy doesn't entitle you to be included. 🍤

PrincessBella1 | PrincessBella1

Handling food allergy well, friends group being childish. 🚫

sawdeanz | sawdeanz

Suggests alternative options for the allergic friend. 👍

Advanced_Radish3466 | Advanced_Radish3466

It's okay to have meals without everyone participating 👍. Maybe meet in person to discuss and explain good intentions.

Kal_El-of-Krypton | Kal_El-of-Krypton

Accommodating food allergies is important. BYOT party solution suggested 😊

Prestigious-Name-323 | Prestigious-Name-323

NTA for having a food allergy and not demanding they go.

killerqueen226 | killerqueen226

Don't let the drama get to you! You're NTA 👍

JCBashBash | JCBashBash

Being an adult means respecting others' food preferences 🍜

Frequent_Ad_3797 | Frequent_Ad_3797

Friend brings non-seafood eater to seafood places. NTA.

Blue1622 | Blue1622

Accommodating friend with allergy, different types of reactions explained 👍

Dandibear | Dandibear

Support for commenter's decision to stick with sushi plans 👍

MsJamieFast | MsJamieFast

Being exclusive isn't always a bad thing 😊

polar810 | polar810

Selective invite to sushi sparks NTA debate among friends 😍

spaceyjaycey | spaceyjaycey

No explanation necessary for socializing with select friends 👍

Formal_Air1697 | Formal_Air1697

Food allergy sparks friend group feud. Commenter supports OP's decision.

Turbulent_Cow2355 | Turbulent_Cow2355

Choosing a different restaurant and making separate plans: NTA 👍

Agitated_Pin2169 | Agitated_Pin2169

Respectful decline. NTA for not accommodating food allergy 🚫🍴

prematurememoir | prematurememoir

No scheduled dinner, no obligation. Drama is juvenile 🚫

Diasies_inMyHair | Diasies_inMyHair

It's not middle school, invite who you want 👍

cassowary32 | cassowary32

User defends OP, calls out clingy friends, shares own allergy.

fattyonfirereborn | fattyonfirereborn

Being mindful of dietary restrictions is important for group dinners 🍟

Own-Preference-8188 | Own-Preference-8188

Real friends won't be irrational about food allergies 🍕

liquormakesyousick | liquormakesyousick

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