I recently received the following email from a friend and was immediately flattered, and yet simultaneously unnerved:
I'm looking for a recommendation for a restaurant in the Collingwood/Fitzroy area for <
Who better to ask than your good self.?
Making a suggestion about where somebody else should cram their gob is always an onerous proposition. I mean, is it for a group, or just the two of them? And what if they have a totally shit time, and blame me (more than likely)? The waiting staff may have changed, or the chef set his apron on fire... anything could have happened.
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