It's Cider Week here in central VA, so I succumbed to the mini-hype and bought a local dry cider. I thought it would be an approximation of a nice dry cider from Normandy. I was wrong--it sucks. Flavorless.
So we have different ideas about what Wells was lampooning: low/middle-brow dining or a guy who's now making a lot of money by representing low/middle-brow fare and is now peddling really bad, overpriced versions of that in Times Square. The latter aim seems fine with me while the former is mean-spirited. But I suppose things aren't that clear cut.
Huh, poked around some of his recent reviews and found this as the opening of the review of the 21 Club, which is described as a fun, old-timey place to have drinks even though it serves shitty food:Maybe once he described this desire in a segment of his audience, he figured he should set about satisfying it.
Hadn't even realized that the new season had started. It'll have to be great for the show to reclaim my interest after last season.
Having watched half of the first episode on a choppy bootleg internet feed, I can say that a) I'll be rooting for Kristen and b) I hate novelty facial hair.
Addendum: those omelettes looked terrible.