On one side of us, three bankers stopped talking to watch their waitress decant a Château Talbot St.-Julien 1989. On the other, six architects drank stout, toasting the fact that it was Friday night. I ordered roast lamb with aioli and asked, "What kind of potatoes are they?" meaning were they were mashed, boiled or fried.
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