Truthful Tuesday — Food vs Service

Frank, aka PCGuy, has published another one of his Truthful Tuesday posts. This past weekend in the U.S. was Labor Day weekend, and that means a lot of people had a three-day weekend. This week Frank wants to know…

When it comes to dining out, does superb quality of food make up for subpar service, or does stellar service make up for lackluster food?

It’s been at least a year and a half since I actually went to a restaurant and sat down for a meal that was served to me. Most of the restaurant-prepared meals we’ve had since March 2020 have been either take-out or delivery. And given that, the quality of the food is the only measure we use when evaluating a restaurant.

Thinking back to the Before Days, when we would often go out to eat at a restaurant, our primary reason for dining out at a restaurant was for the food. I agree that poor service can diminish the dining experience no matter how good the food. But stellar service does not make up for a poorly prepared meal or for food that tastes sub-par.

So, in summary, it’s all about the food

Share Your World — Not My Lucky Day

Monday means it’s once again time for Melanie’s Share Your World questions.

What is the best pick me up that you know of to shake you out of the blues?

The good news is that I don’t get blue that often, but when I do, there’s nothing like ice cream to get me back on track. After the news of the release of the Mueller Report and Attorney General Barr’s summary, which essentially gives Trump and his corrupt family a free ride, I’m going to have to sit down and consume a couple of gallons of ice cream later today.19F0E55A-02D2-4A25-A54C-25E27674C421

What would be the title of your memoir?

  “A Life Most Ordinary”

Where do you like to go when you eat out?

Mostly to restaurants.

Do you believe in luck?

No. Not in fate, predestination, or anything like that, either.

Aside from necessities, what is one thing you couldn’t go a day without?

My iPhone.