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A great review of a bad resto.

Scrapironchef Nov 11, 2007 06:43 PM

http://lifeandhealth.guardian.co.uk/f...

If only more reviews were this informative....

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    dinnerout RE: Scrapironchef Nov 11, 2007 08:26 PM

    Absolutely hysterical, the Brits have such a way with words! Thanks for posting this, made my day!

    1. goodhealthgourmet RE: Scrapironchef Nov 11, 2007 08:37 PM

      that is priceless! probably the most amusing restaurant review i've ever read.

      1. Honeychan RE: Scrapironchef Nov 11, 2007 08:51 PM

        Oh my gosh, that was -hysterical-!!! I have to agree, too bad other resto reviews could not be this amusing and honest.

        Bowel-twistingly bad..LOVE that description!

        Thanks for the hoot of a link!

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          foodwich RE: Scrapironchef Nov 12, 2007 09:22 AM

          thank you. gut twistingly honest and i always wondered what the ukraine's ate. now i know.

          1. LindaWhit RE: Scrapironchef Nov 12, 2007 09:35 AM

            O.M.G. This is absolutely hysterical! I loved this line: "The pancake tasted like it had been made earlier in the day. In short, a load of old crepe. "

            And I'm floored that a dinner for two with wine and "service" (tip?) at this place is 140 GBP - equal to almost $300 in USD!

            And I suspect U.S. restaurant reviewers couldn't be this honest, because they'd get sued, as we know has happened. Too bad - it would make for some fun reading. :-)

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              Leonardo RE: LindaWhit Nov 13, 2007 07:54 AM

              Actually, it's easier to sue & win for libel in the UK than in the US.

            2. Withnail42 RE: Scrapironchef Nov 13, 2007 06:51 AM

              Very good thank you.

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                Roland Parker RE: Scrapironchef Nov 14, 2007 04:18 AM

                Very funny. Made my morning.

                For Americans who may not know, Iceland is a chain of cheap supermarkets specializing in frozen foods. Think large bags of frozen fish fingers for a few pounds.

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                  annabana RE: Scrapironchef Nov 14, 2007 11:44 AM

                  love the review--hate the bad name it will give to Ukrainian food, which I can say, having eaten it both in Moscow and the Ukraine, is quite tasty.

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                    Pincus RE: annabana Nov 14, 2007 02:02 PM

                    This guy is great! I wish I could hang out with him on a reviewing meal. And I agree Ukranian food can be very good indeed when prepared properly.

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