Things to See: Rome Part 2

As Part 1 helped show, Rome really was the most gorgeous place. There wasn’t a drop of rain and it was always the right weather to go outside for a walk. There are so many lovely bars, cafes and restaurants everywhere, that getting a drink, meal or an ice cream was always a temptation. And one temptation that was always given in to!

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Film Quizzes: Food

With the start of the fifth series of the delightful Great British Bake Off here in the UK tonight, I thought it would be nice to do a food-themed quiz. Even if you’re not the best in the kitchen, see if you whip up an answers storm.

A scene from the film of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Food Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Food Film 3 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Food Film 4 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Food Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Food Film 6 (2000+)

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Gr8at – Restaurant jokes

I’ve been lucky enough to go to some wonderful restaurants recently, but jokes about bad ones have always made me laugh. Here are eight of my favourites.

Waiter joke

Diner: Excuse me, will my burger be long?
Waiter: No sir, it will be round.

Diner: This steak is raw. I said well done!
Waiter: Why thank you, sir.

Diner: Please call the manager. I can’t eat this terrible food.
Waiter: It’s no use, sir. He won’t eat it either.

Diner: Hang on! What’s your thumb doing on my steak?
Waiter: I don’t want it to fall on the floor again, sir.

Diner: Waiter, what’s this fly doing in my soup?
Waiter: Um, looks to me to be backstroke, sir…

Diner: Waiter, there is a fly in the butter!
Waiter: Yes sir, it’s a butterfly!

Diner: Waiter! This coffee takes like mud.
Waiter: Well sir, it was only ground this morning.

Diner: This fish isn’t as good as what I ordered here last month.
Waiter: That’s funny. It’s from the same fish.

 

Line(s) of the Day #FawltyTowers

Fawlty Towers

Basil: I fought in the Korean War, you know. I killed four men.
Sybill: He was in the Catering Corps. He used to poison them.
 

John Cleese and Prunella Scales in British sitcom Fawlty Towers (1975 – 1979)