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We should all be eating less meat and better meat
Whenever you see crossed chives you are in trouble
Never eat anything bigger than your head
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We do get some compensations for growing old and knobbly. Only live long enough and there comes a time when a good many of the stories in the media strike familiar chords and realisation dawns that there is less original writing out there as we are led to believe. But it’s good to meet with old friends, this week there is an article about pasties which rehashed (perhaps that should be refreshed?) a good deal of pasty lore. There’s the story that pasties were strong enough to withstand being dropped down a mineshaft.


  • The Diner - Double decker
  • Hard Rock Cafe - HRC burger
  • Arbutus - Squid and mackerel burger
  • Haché - Cheeseburger
  • Eagle Diner - Golden Hog (wild boar)
  • Gourmet Burger Kitchen - Buffalo burger