Dining out is a privilege. Considering the difficulty of cooking things that are actually edible, and how washing dishes is akin to Chinese water torture, it's hard to be unhappy when you're faced with a piping hot, delicious meal. The strong drinks don't hurt either.
Still, sometimes our hopes of what we'll experience at a restaurant don't quite meet our expectations. Sometimes it's our severs fault, and sometimes the kitchen is to blame. But most of the time, it's the people sitting at our very table.
Here are a few reasons why we regret not staying home and eating takeout in our underwear: 25 Reasons We Hate Dining Out, in GIFs.
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