After a lot of failed “lets go out” plans, last Sunday Lavina and I could actually get out; the plan being lunch at Fresco’s to start with and later may be just fool around the city. Biby was also to join.
Cafe Fresco’s is a great place to be on a rainy Bangalore weekend. Nice ambiance, friendly people and some great food. Lavina and I reached there early and was waiting for Biby to come.
Lavina: I wanted this to happen for a long time. May be we will never meet again as I’m going away next month. I’ll miss you.
Me: Where are you going? US?
Me: Then where are you going?
Me: Oh OK. Don’t worry we will meet. I’ll be coming to Bombay. I thought you are going somewhere far.
Lavina: (Disappointed by me not getting senti) So what would you like to drink? Beer? I’m in the mood of having beer.
Me: Huh in this cold? I think I will have something hot. I don’t want to spoil my throat.
Lavina: Oh then may be you can have whiskey…. on the rocks
Me: huh. Do you think Whiskey ON THE ROCKS is hot? (LOL)
Lavina: Oh shit. Sorry sorry sorry. Now don’t tell this to anyone. Especially Biby…
Me: (ROTFL) No way I will be telling this anyone. I promise.
4 hours later at Jayamahal Palace. We parked in front of their nicely done up Restobar.
Lavina: Very nice. I wonder why we didn’t come here before. Now whats the point I’m going na…
Biby: Very nice. Come we will ask the price…
Lavina: Huh Price? What are you going to ask? The price of Butter chicken?
Me: No. She liked it so much that she wants to buy the place. The price of the restaurant… right Biby?
Biby: (Lauging) no no I meant we will just go through the menu and find out the prices.
We went in. Lavina looked at the menu and started jumping saying its so cheeeeaaappp…
Waiter: What would you liked to have?
Lavina: Uh Ahem Err
Biby: We want to know how much it will be to rent the lawn for a party
Waiter: I will send the manager
Biby: Very bad
Lavina: What happened?
Biby: See its a man’s world.
Me: What do you mean?
lavina: Managers are always men
Me: No there are women managers too…
Lavina: But the word itself starts with MAN right. MANager. Is there a word called WOMANager?
Biby: Forget that. Is there any word that starts with Woman
Biby and Lavina: What?
The girls loved it so much that they started giggling uncontrollably.
Lavina: Umesh this is your best till date
Biby: This one has achieved a cult status
By then the MANager came
Manager: How can I help you
Lavina: Whats the rent for the lawn?
Manager: Ma’am we have stopped giving the lawn on rent.
Biby: But how is that wedding happening there now? (Pointing at the wedding preparation happening on the lawns)
Manager: That was booked long back. But now we have stopped taking bookings.
Lavina: Ok then how much was it when you used to give the lawn for rent?
Manager: 1.5 lakhs
Lavina: Ok thanks. Lets go
It was one barrel of unlimited fun last Sunday.