Readers of Michael Winner’s Restaurant Watch column in The Sunday Times are used to huge egos and the odd outrageous statement. Any designers among them may have enjoyed a brief snigger at a letter sent to the column on 23 February from one Kleshna Rhind-Tutt (aka Kleshna Handel), complaining of poor service when taking husband Simon for a birthday dinner at Marco Pierre White’s Criterion Restaurant in London’s Piccadilly Circus.”It is sad when restaurateurs think they are greater than those who eat at their establishments,” she wrote. Happy belated birthday, Simon (The Great?).
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