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2018.08.21 Smoking is an insult

It’s hard to believe, but smoking is an insult. In general, but more specifically on the terrace of a restaurant. Before you think that it’s an insult for the non-smokers on the terrace, think again. That’s too obvious. Foremost it’s an insult to the cook. No cook ever prepares a meal to be spoiled by … Read more

2018.03.16 To Tahiti with Friends

There we are. The four of us. Rob and Carol are in the middle. Together at a small lunch table in a restaurant in Torre del Mar that I stubbornly call Tahiti. The restaurant that is, not Torre del Mar. The weather was beautiful and during most of the lunch, I was warmed by the … Read more