Fun with food
Imagine being on the perfect date, basking in the ambience, enjoying great company, occasionally trying to hide your emotions with nervous giggles, and thinking all is well with the world.
The waiter shows up at the table with the menu. You accept it gracefully. Then, one glance, and everything comes crashing down. The butterflies that were happily fluttering in your stomach become terrifying knots. Your palms begin to sweat and all the colour drains from your face, leaving you as pale as a ghost.
The Gleaner's Pop-up Team visited several restaurants in and around Kingston and Ocho Rios during Restaurant Week and asked diners to pronounce different words in an effort to win special Gleaner goody bags. There was endless laughter as persons struggled to put syllables together, while others gave life to lifeless letters. Persons were adamant that they knew the correct pronunciation, but upon trusted consultation, accepted that they had been saying the wrong things all along.