How trendy do we want their restaurant upgrade to be? It’s a great location they’re developing, and they already have an established reputation.
Here’s another passage I cut from the final version of my novel What’s Left:
Barney also welcomes the opportunity to have a menu more in tune with our vegetarian precepts. At first, he reasons this would naturally go in the cellar – Carmichael’s Underground, as he dubs. But we want natural light in the vegetarian enterprise and the building sits right at the edge of the sidewalk, so basement windows are out of the question.
The basement is more suited to the Taverna anyway,
Oh, I’m so glad Cassia stopped talking like this! In the final version, she’s pretty snippy.
Hey, how about taking a break to make time for a shout-out? Who are some of your favorite food bloggers? What makes them stand out for you? I’m curious how many of your choices are ones my wife already follows.