Eating at a “proper” Restraunt happens very rarely for me, may be once, twice or if lucky thrice in a month. And most of the time, errr all the time actually, it happens to be with my family or relatives. Unless ofcourse, my friends beg me for a “Paaarrty” on every silliest of occasions: P... So the other end when I did venture out on a rainy, windy Saturday Afternoon and it wasn’t a “Paaaarty”, it was one of those rare Restraunt Visits.
I gave my own individual order and was rendered jobless when all of a sudden.......
U: How come you don’t Eat Chicken??
Me: Oh Well, I don’t like it
U: “Don’t like Chicken!! At your age, you don’t like chicken *almost collapses in his chair* Strange! Oh, C’mon be a man, here have some….
Me: No thank you, but I don’t want to!!
U: Don’t forget, you have to go abroad, there they will serve you all kinds of meat,” what will you do then, eh?
Me: I actually prefer Prawn Uncle.
U: Oh Prawns are for the ladies,” Real Men Eat Chicken”!!
And So I don’t know why, how, what but I did do the unthinkable…It only was a “Starter” though, but I was really pissed off…It hadn’t gone well, both, the chicken and his banter…..Lunch started to taste bitter...Is it wrong to be a vegetarian??Ok, I may not be a proper vegetarian, but I really don’t mind turning into one…Why are the Veggie’s Ridiculed all the time? My Non-Vegetarian Friend said the other day.. “Pagal, Main agar teri Jagah hotaa toh tooth padhtaa”….”Lekin,main teri tarah nahin hoon”, I said in gest... It all depends one one’s Taste buds and mine are all for the Veggie’s and I don’t get why anyone should have a problem…Bahhh…This Post makes me hungry.....I better go and have some palatable stuff :P
Ohh Before you go,Check out another post that I wrote for "The Writer's Lounge"..I am enjoying my time with fellow writers there...Great Initiative Stephen and Thanks for the membership :)....Go Read