Colin has contributed two classics of Galician cuisine, "Mussels to the seaman's blouse" and "Fondle of tit cheese", and another kind person has read the great industrial designer Raymond Loewy's thoroughly entertaining memoir, Never leave well enough alone, and sent in the lunch menu of the Havana café bartended by Constantí Ribalaigua, the Catalan who didn't invent the daiquiri, but who Loewy nevertheless tried to tempt stateside:
AMBURGŪESE WITH ONNION
PORKSOP WITH BADKED APLE
WATER SCREWS SALADE [watercress salad]
CUBAN COFE AMERICAN COFE
Loewy's marvellous description of pre-revolutionary bar-life leads one to commiserate with the translator, but not excessively.
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