Author Topic: It’s Sunday so it must be Rayner  (Read 225 times)

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It’s Sunday so it must be Rayner
« on: October 14, 2018, 12:57:36 PM »
One of my Sunday pleasures is reading the Jay Rayner restaurant review in the Guardian.  Or to be more accurate, to read the review when Jay visits a bad restaurant.  This week’s review is a classic and here is a taster:-

It’s like turning up at one of those weddings where all the ritual has been specifically designed to disguise the various families’ poisonous dysfunction and pointing out that the bride’s mother has just slept with the best man. Tricky it may be, but I’m willing to give it a try.

The full story is here:-
“No one in this world, so far as I know—and I have searched the record for years, and employed agents to help me—has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people.” - H L Mencken