Posted by sean on December 16, 2008 at 11:46 pm in Christmas, Work Activities with No Comments

OK, due to demand from some colleagues, here’s a review of the work Christmas party last Friday (the food side of things, anyway)…

I won’t name the place we went to for fear of embarrassing them. I have been there a few times before and the food is normally very good.

The Christmas dinner was done as a carvery. We would all queue up, like we were collecting school dinners to get our meal. Normally this would be fine, but school dinners cost £1. This meal was almost £25…

I wasn’t too impressed with the food. I was only given one sausage and three slices of turkey. The vegetables tasted like they were from a tin. For £25, I expect my peas and carrots to be hand grown by Hugh Fernley Whittingstall, not hand delivered by Dwayne at Radco. And I only got one sausage.

My stuffing was more like dog food, the turkey dry (although that’s probably normal) and I was only given one sausage (sorry, did I mention that already?)

The starter (tomato soup) was very nice; although as it was so spicy, it was more like a curry which has been put in a blender. Chris, who is yet to sample an Indian more spicy than Chicken Korma, struggled to finish his.

After the main course, I had ice cream. Nothing special, but to be fair, I could have gone for more exotic choices. Ice cream is ice cream, and while you can buy it in Somerfield, it made me happy.

Despite all this, a lot of people were pleased with their meal and we all had a good night. I suppose I’m just a miserable bastard who doesn’t really like Christmas dinner at the best of times. Maybe next year I’ll have curry, pizza or just stick this in the microwave…

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