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Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss


“Is this the new restaurant you were telling me about? Isn’t it rather expensive?”

“For you nothing is too expensive, after all it is the anniversary of when I met you.”

Felicity was excited. She and Algernon were celebrating at the best and newest restaurant in town “The Golden Salt Cellar”: all her friends would be jealous, she was sure. They entered the restaurant and immediately a waiter arrived, dressed in smart clothes wearing a full length white apron with the emblem of a golden salt cellar stitched on the pocket. There was a painting of a golden salt cellar hanging on the wall and the tables and chairs were in the same style. Algernon could see that Felicity was impressed and so she should be. He had planned a marriage proposal after the meal.

They studied the menu and both chose the veal escalopes, wrapped in sage and thyme…

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