Lunch at Galatoire's
"I have a question. If you are part of the insane scene having lunch at Galatoire's (@galatoiresnola) on Friday, and it's not just any Friday but Friday the thirteenth before Halloween, so women wear witches' hats and capes over their pearls and cardigans, and boisterously celebratory groups intersperse with tabels of blue-suited burghers, and a young woman from a birthday party next to you has just glitter-bombed your table, and wine bar owner and mayoral candidate Parick Van Hoorebeek makes the rounds in a pork pie hat and lavender blazer (he would win less than one-half percent of the vote in the primary the next day), and your waitress shows you iPhone pictures of her childhood with the Neville Brothers' kids, and you're already a couple of drinks in--with all this going on, is it okay to say, 'Excuse me, sir, but would you get yoru ass off my foot?'"
From "Everybody Lunch Now" by John Kessler for Gravy by @southernfoodways; Photo from Nola.com
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