The London Review of Breakfasts

"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper." (Francis Bacon)

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Carluccio's, Marylebone

St. Christopher's Place

by Emmanuel Petit-Déjeuner



"Oh, I was just saying the breakfast in here is quite..."


"...actually. OK, they've dressed up eggs and bacon and toast in 84 different non-inflected Indo- European dialects...but the eggs are buttery and the mushrooms Briatore-rich, the pastries crumple obligingly and the pancetta is as salty as an anchovy's..."


"...and just as crispy. And you've got to admit, the Colazione Magnifica sounds a million times more awesome than its maiden name the Full Italian. Add to that regal prosciutto, bitchin' Bicerin and the Rubenesque splendour of the deli counter, and really the only thing crashing the party is the terrible..."


"The what now?"

"THE ACOUSTICS, MAN, THE ACOUSTICS! I mean, who's their barista - Michael J..." 



Anonymous Egg Milliband said...


8:58 AM, September 21, 2012  
Blogger Joana Chaves said...

Too perfect! (My biggest trouble with cafés is always the noise with disheware and all that.)

1:21 PM, September 25, 2012  
Blogger HB said...

Hahah! Your posts are hilarious. Amazing

8:13 PM, October 03, 2012  
Anonymous Manu P-D said...

Thanks very much for the feedback Tyreseal, it really means a LOT! It sounds to me, however, that you're simply doing it want to grab it just behind the bevel with all five fingers of the *right* hand, then fold in two, and only THEN can you expect to insert it fully. Enjoy!

11:45 AM, January 16, 2013  

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