P. F. Chang's China Bistro
Emeryville, CA Cormac M. | Author | Lost in the chaparral, NM Two stars. You think that I am petty. You think that I am self important. I am nothing. I am a vessel. I am a crucible in which truth resides for a brief instant. I hear the stillsmall voice of God and I bow before it in ecstasy and He speaks not in the obscenity of man’s tongue but in stars torn from heaven. One star. Four stars....
Chili's Grill & Bar
Natomas - Sacramento, CA Cormac M. | Author | Lost in the chaparral, NM Four stars. I am going to remove a star, he said. Please don’t mister. Don’t move. It’s better if you don’t move. Please. It’s important you know why. Do you understand why this is happening? Oh God. It is because I clearly shared with you my condition. I cannot countenance gluten. And yet I see croutons here. Do you...
Union Square - San Francisco, CA Cormac M. | Author | Lost in the chaparral, NM Three stars. And they come there in great numbers shuffling into that mausoleum that was built for them like some monument to the slow death of their world and among those tokens and talismans of that faded empire they forage like scavengers their faces frozen in a rictus of worldweary their clothes preworn in some...