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Valentine’s day supper Village restaurant booked Vexed diners! We wait for Venison steak meals but Violins screeched out six Viennese waltzes, the Very drunk chef is sacked! This is based on a true experience, with some poetic licence it was my birthday not Valentine day and we were having beef steak not Venison. My husband ordered a starter and main whilst I’d opted a beef main course and dessert. The starter arrived, then we waited and waited but there was no sign of the main course. We asked when the meals would arrive and were told there was a ‘problem in the kitchen’. Then the 2 young waitresses got out violins and tried to entertain us. About an hour later we were given badly cooked meals then offered free desserts which we declined as we just wanted to leave. We later discovered the chef had been very drunk and got sacked and the owner had tried their best to cook the meals. The fact the waitresses had the violins made me suspect it wasn't the first time there had been issues with the chef. Not long afterwards the restaurant closed down. Pleiades V Poetry Contest Sponsored by Kim Merryman 05/06/21

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Date: 5/18/2021 2:33:00 AM
Oh! That's so bad, Jan, and that too on your birthday! Wonderful Pleiades though, congratulations:)
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Date: 5/9/2021 4:28:00 PM
ha. way to get your story told with this form, Jan. Congrats to you.
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Date: 5/9/2021 7:44:00 AM
Wow, what a story. Well done Jan. Congratulations ! :)
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Date: 5/8/2021 5:07:00 PM
Think yourself lucky they weren’t on the recorder. Congrats on your win, Jan. Terry
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Date: 5/8/2021 2:37:00 PM
What an experience, Jan! I don't know whether I'd have cried or laughed...or both !! ~ Congratulations on your fine win. Hugs // paul
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Date: 5/8/2021 11:58:00 AM
What a horrible thing to happen on your birthday. I'm sure you'll never forget it! Great way to give an example of victims! Congrats on your win, Jan! Blessings, Kim M
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Date: 5/8/2021 11:48:00 AM
- Tragic but truth, Jan - Congratulations on your win in the contest - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/7/2021 5:44:00 PM
The wonders of alcohol, great job Jan!
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Date: 5/7/2021 4:07:00 PM
Awww how sad that they all lost their jobs. Running a restaurant can be very difficult even with experienced good help.This poetic peek at reality soars Jan! Sorry your birthday was ruined. Blessings and best of luck. xxoo
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Date: 5/7/2021 11:54:00 AM
Wow Jan! So succinct, a hilarious story! Hee. Hee.
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Date: 5/7/2021 9:41:00 AM
I guess he got a little drunker than usual...Vexing.
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Date: 5/6/2021 3:52:00 PM
You've made me hungry for a steak, Jan. Victimized by a banished chef. lol Good work!
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Date: 5/6/2021 1:26:00 PM
Brilliant Jan, this event you described, is so much like that episode in Fawlty Towers, (The gourmet night) I think it’s called, I’m actually laughing here thinking about it, fantastic Pleiades very best of luck in the contest, cheers David
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Date: 5/6/2021 12:43:00 PM
You have a fascination life, Jan. I would not have paid for the service.
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Date: 5/6/2021 11:55:00 AM
This time you won with the title! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 5/6/2021 11:11:00 AM
Wonderful V... Enjoyed both the verse and story. God bless you always, Love, Gina
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