Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Economics in Garlic

Vir Sanghvi writes in the HT about the heaven of garlic which I once use to eat like food because of taste or smell. “There’s a restaurant in London’s Soho called Garlic And Shots which is frequented by strangely dressed people in chains and leather trousers. The food itself is rubbish but the restaurant gets by because it goes on and on about how it puts garlic in everything. There are garlic cocktails, garlic fish, garlic meat, garlic sauce etc etc. I doubt very much if anyone actually likes the food but the idea of eating so much garlic seems to give white people a decidedly sexual thrill”.

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