Tag: salmon

Lorne

Lorne

Forlorn. Sorry, I mean Lorne.  I was feeling somewhat melancholy on this day so that was one of the first words that popped into my mind when I heard the name of the restaurant.  As I was somewhat annoyed with the world (not an unusual […]

Parlour

Parlour

That was a particularly loquacious waiter. As we sat down at Parlour, being a bit early, we were one of the first ones in.  Which meant that we had the restaurant to ourselves and this particularly verbose server, perhaps eager to see the first the […]

Cinnamon Kitchen

Cinnamon Kitchen

I find abbreviations quite interesting. It is perhaps something which is more prevalent at work, on account of the very long names for processes, departments and people.  When used right it makes life more efficient.  Outside of the office, the short form also provide efficiency gains.  […]

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 […]

Ichi-Riki

Ichi-Riki

It is a relief when things are what they say they are on the tin. Especially in this day and age when hyperbole and senseless superficiality seem to rule.  The more words that you needlessly tack onto what you want to sell, the more value […]