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On the menu at Sofra i Ariut: the Laura Bush veal fillet.

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strangeMAN said…
Hopefully it is not an actual piece of Miss Bush. But it is way too cheap to be so.

Thank heaven Mr. Bush did't visit the restaurant. I would never ever, under no circumstance eat a piece of meat called George Bush.
Ew!
eni said…
should I smile or should I cry..can't decide:(
Selfmaderadio said…
should I stay or should go? (in restaurant, I mean)
Blendi said…
Why cry?
This is a very common practice abroad, and good for business.

Certainly Mrs. Bush is as important a guest as "Sofra" will ever receive.
Anonymous said…
I'll try that at Sofra!

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