10 Delicious Books About Food, With a Side of Romance
While brainstorming these ten delicious and romantic books about food, I suddenly remembered a story from my childhood. When I was 8 years old, my parents took me out to eat for my birthday (in what would be the last year I was a meat eater.) We went to a sit-down restaurant and I ordered a hamburger with ketchup, and what arrived was indeed a hamburger…but with peanut butter on it. The waitress was completely flummoxed, and she took the burger away, and came back ten minutes later with another burger. Still no ketchup — this one had mayonnaise and chocolate syrup on it. Furious and red-faced, the waitress took it away, and that was the last we saw of her.
A little while later, a man in a suit who introduced himself as the manager, came to our table and explained that apparently our waitress had broken up with the chef that morning and he was really angry about it. He was fired and she was given the rest of the night off, and we were comped for our …
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