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Orrery

Orrery

An orrery is another name for a planetarium.  Not to be confused with ornery, I know a few aunts like that, not restaurants. When people mentioned planetarium to me (which is something not requiring a dictionary to understand), I am brought back to days as…

Aquavit

Aquavit

There are few things sadder than when something great becomes something less.   There was my friend who was determined to be the largest (muscular) man around, so much so that a while ago when he was asked to described himself, in fervent hope that words…

Twigs

Twigs

There are lots of interesting concepts in the restaurant world.   For example, themed restaurants, like the ninja restaurant I visited in Tokyo a few years ago.  To obtain entry into this mysterious den, you had to traverse a labyrinth with a friendly ninja.  Yet a…

Lorne

Lorne

Forlorn. Sorry, I mean Lorne.  I was feeling somewhat melancholy on this day so that was one of the first words that popped into my mind when I heard the name of the restaurant.  As I was somewhat annoyed with the world (not an unusual…

Parlour

Parlour

That was a particularly loquacious waiter. As we sat down at Parlour, being a bit early, we were one of the first ones in.  Which meant that we had the restaurant to ourselves and this particularly verbose server, perhaps eager to see the first the…