Author Topic: a resturant review I enjoyed  (Read 20491 times)

nicknack

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Re: a resturant review I enjoyed
« Reply #150 on: February 09, 2020, 10:14:38 am »
“Unlubricated colonoscopy”  :jurek:


https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/feb/09/jay-rayner-restaurant-review-london-seabird-seafood-southwark-hoxton-hotel
Sounds like they deserved it. If a restaurant stank of paraffin I'd have turned round and walked out.
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ian

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Re: a resturant review I enjoyed
« Reply #151 on: February 09, 2020, 06:07:19 pm »
Heh, I went to Seabird a few weeks back and I swear we had the same hirsute waiter who was too cool to write down the order and, yes, we spent the rest of the meal negotiating the release of the other dishes we'd ordered. All without apology like the fault was somehow ours. It wasn't even a complex order. And come on, get the drinks out before the food, it's surely a restaurant 101. How can you cook food more quickly than you can open a bottle of wine?

The food wasn't that bad, but the usual chefy finickiness that I can't be bothered with these days, I'm the sort of grump who likes plain food cooked well and doesn't give a fuck what it looks like on instagram, but the price was eye-watering and the clientele hipster dystopian. Fortunately, I wasn't paying.
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Re: a resturant review I enjoyed
« Reply #152 on: May 17, 2020, 11:52:32 pm »
"Also, many French classics are far less portable than Korean chicken wings. Soupe à l’oignon, complete with a crouton and gruyère lid, in a plastic box, may well arrive looking like a Portaloo on the third day of Glastonbury."


Poetry....  https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/may/17/daydreaming-of-your-first-meal-out-after-lockdown-it-is-going-to-be-french
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