Archive for April, 2010

Two takes on a sandwich

Monday, April 26th, 2010

At Barajas Airport, Spain, the lady at the till frowns and asks “That sandwich’s all you are having, right?”.

At Luton Airport, England, the guy at the till asks “How can I help you?” and smiles when you approach him with a sandwich.


Not so French

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Café Rouge in Oxford presents itself as a French restaurant with a “Prix Fixe” menu. In the mains section we find:

  • Saucisses de Porc with herb mash and thyme jus
  • Beignets de Cabillaud (Deep fried cod goujons served with French fries and remoulade sauce)

That is, bangers and mash, and fish and chips. One cannot get more British pub food than that.


New York’s Boldest

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Here is a New York’s Correction department van sporting the motto “New York’s Boldest”.

But isn’t that going to encourage the felons, if you call them “bold”?