Perhaps the Worst Idea in History
- Simon Majumdar Jul 7, 2001 02:25 PM
Apart from when someone at immigration said those fateful words "let him in he looks harmless" when Howler bundled up looking shifty and asking if he could stay in God's chosen country, I have just walked past possibly the worst idea anyone ever had.
I was sauntering back along Old St after a very enjoyable dim sum lunch at the Golden Dragon ( turnip paste out of this world ) when I saw a new restaurant called Blue Belt. At first I thought it was a joke but then I realised that they were perfectly serious in their claim that they were offering ( and I kid you not ) " Modern European food served Sushi style, on a conveyor belt"
On peering through the window, I could see plate after plate of greying congealed something or other circling forlornly around and around and around. There was no one in the place and I can only think that the idea was the lunch time wheeze of a couple of city boys who, being the result of home counties inbred idiocy thought this would be a better bet than buying a new Jaguar.
I give this one two weeks tops.
Can anyone think of a more horrible idea?