Thursday, February 17, 2011

East is West and West is East and n'er the twain will meet

In England all Thai restaurants strive after the ambiance of the exotic 'East': all carved wood and paintings on silk and low ambient lighting.

In Bangkok many Thia restaurants seem to strive after replicas of 60s cafeterias: all brightly lit fluorescent places of utilitarian eating.

We each pursue the image of the other and miss!

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