Texture

Texture

This has to count as one of the more imposing entrances I have been to in recent memory. The branch handles on the glass doors were kind of weird.  They also screamed sophisticated restaurant.  Just in case the nature of this eatery wasn’t so readily […]

Jacob the Angel

Jacob the Angel

Expectation can be a heavy burden. Why, I can remember a friend who had built up his culinary skills to a great extent while he was seeking to increase pent up anticipation.  When everyone and their dog inundated him with requests to try his food, […]

Yen

Yen

Attenuation. That’s what was said at the start of the meal.   I had no idea what it meant.  I was subsequently educated. It apparently means the reduction of something, often used in relation to radio waves.  That’s why you don’t get mobile phone signals indoors […]

Yorica

Yorica

There are many weird food-related events I have come across in my life.   There was the time that I ate puffin in Iceland.  Or perhaps it was the time I saw coal-flavoured ice cream.   Yet, what has to take the cake was the time I […]

Pizza Pilgrims

Pizza Pilgrims

What words would you associate pilgrim with? Wanderer? Drifter? Or my personal favourite, hobo? As usual, I am being particularly felicitous.  Although such words appear in my head when I think of the word “pilgrim”, it actually describes a far more noble purpose.  It is […]