Upside: Shots between courses!
Downside: Tequila doesn't go so well with turkey after all.
Upside: No six-hour delays at the airport.
Downside: Six hours of prep, six hours of cleanup.
Upside: You don't have to watch your lazy cousin watch TV and not offer to help.
Downside: You have to watch your lazy roommate watch TV and not offer to help.
Upside: Sweatpants at the table!
Downside: Sweatpants ... at the table.
Upside: You can pass out in front of your friends after dinner.
Downside: Your friends do stuff to you while you're asleep.
Upside: You can make the meal healthy!
Downside: Sugar-free apple pie sucks.