Posted 08 May 2002 - 09:14 PM
Posted 09 May 2002 - 02:37 AM
My favourite diner is one who has come to enjoy the meal. This may seem trite and obvious, what I mean is someone who is interested to take the place on its own terms and get the best from it.
I am as unimpressed by those who wish to chuck money around as I am by those who order one coffee and then drink from the cup alternately to save money - one of each of these types this week thus far.
Although, I don't tour the tables, I do get a lot of feedback from Anja and our waitress Saskia on how they think people are enjoying the evening. It is an enormous boost if things are going well and a worry if the only sound is clinking cutlery and whispers