Getting Grilled (by the Boyfriend's Parents) at Morton's
But then there was the thought of getting my hands on enough chopped salad, tender filet mignon, bacon-wrapped scallops, garlicky green beans, and steamy hot chocolate
cake to fill my belly for not only one evening, but inevitably
another lunch the day after. Heck, I've never met a leftover I didn't
There's hot chocolate cake waiting, if she can make it through the grilling.
Photo by Flickr user yuichi.sakuraba
Normally I'd never be nervous to meet his family but, first of all, they have read some of my writing and, let's just say, it's pretty obvious I'm no angel. Plus they know that he has been spending the weekend over my house for months now, and surely they know we're doing more than playing pinochle. They live close by, so they could conceivably make our lives life hell if they don't like me. It'll feel more like the Jewish Inquisition than an innocent Sunday night meal. Maybe I can bail out with some legitimate-sounding excuse, like calling in a migraine or cramps. No one would dare argue those, right?
Freelance writer Riki Altman eats everything that won't try and eat her first (with exceptions, of course) and dates younger men, older men, and older men who act like young men, along with locals, tourists, illegal aliens and just plain aliens. Love Bites is a compilation of what happens when her dining and dating ordeals collide. Sometimes, it just ain't pretty.
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