boroughpaul wrote:Sounds like a foodie version of The Producers!
phoenix wrote:I saw Gregg walk into B Sq hotel at 6:30 or so.
He had a friendly vibe about him, and he is clearly sweating the details, unlike absentee names like Ramsay.
For those reasons I hope he makes a success of it.
AndyABC wrote:All you forty something's out there, you know how it is. You're out with your forty something pals and you start reminiscing (cream soda! spangles! smiths crisps with the blue bag! jubblies! etc etc). Then you sober up and forget all about it. Unfortunately, the talentless berk that is Wallace has convinced himself that there is a market for this sort of stuff. There isn't, especially when it is prepared in such a turgid fashion. This is an "emperor's new clothes" moment for Wallace. Maybe it will do him the power of good. He may realise his future lies in popping up on Masterchef, scoffing puddings and repeating everything the other judges say. It's a living, and it's obviously been lucrative up to now.Typical - it's a new venture, it's had a bumpy start/the macro environment isn't right/I prefer Japanese food etc, and everyone piles in to slag it off before it's even got started. I remember writing a virtually identical post on this website when everyone waded in to give Woolfson & Tay the last rites on the day it opened. I would be surprised if it's genuinely any worse than Torode's awful food at the Luxe, which is made worse by that place being so pretentious too. Good luck to Gregg, I say, and if his restaurant actually turns out to be any good in the long run no doubt everyone will be back on here to say how they loved it all along...
pixie wrote:Gregg: "Calm down treacle, don't get in a 2 & 8 abaht it. Stick a couple of packs of "Smash" on the shelves, get the Showaddywaddy CD out and I'll swing by. Oi, Mrs W! Get me pearly king suit out of the cupboard, I need to save me posh caff."
can you do any other comedy accents?
pixie wrote:they're selling 'british tapas' at the swan/globe theatre, that's sardines on toast apparantly...
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