Act 1: The Romantic Intrigue
Setting: Oak Steakhouse, Broad Street
In a dark and rich room, full of heavy wood beams and dark brick, lit by flickering candlelight we find our protagonists, staring into each other's eyes, glasses of Argentinian Malbec held loosely in their hands
Enter the Waitress with the amuse, smoked trout, delicate and light with an umtpus flavor
The plate is quickly dispatched, our heroes appetites barely whet
The Waitress, antagonist of this act, sets before our intrepid duo entrées, daring them to do battle. Grasping their forks and knives, off to war they go. The Girl faces a fearsome plate of scallops, while her valiant knight does battle with 29 gargantuan ounces of ribeye
Her champions defeated, The Waitress concedes defeat, and pays tribute to our Hero and Heroine with cakes of chocolate and cakes of cheese
Act 2: Seeking a Master for Guidance
Setting: Iacofano's, a modern Italian bistro in an unassuming strip mall
Enter The Master. He imparts his wisdom and knowledge, teaching our brave couple the ancient art of pulling mozzarella
Our heroes are not alone, though. Joining them are Deal Mavin GoLightly's trusted aide, GoPher, and her trusty sidekick, Instagramless. The four listen with rapt attention, gaining ancient wisdom, then feasting on traditional Italian fare, with wine overflowing their chalices. The evening culminates with the four wondrous desserts of old
Act 3: An Operatic Conclusion
Setting: Anson Restaurant, a study in Nuevo French classical elegance. Dim and vibrant, with an energy that can be felt by all
Enter our Heroes, accompanied by a retinue of 16 celebrants, among whom is year another celebrating the day of her birth Venus de Nennifer.
The Chorus: These rolls of cheese, resplendent meat, how grand are thee!
The Girl: But what is this you lay before me? Is it a smorgasbord of meat?
The Kickball Pelé: This waffle, this egg, this meat....Breakfast it may be, but it is AHHH-MAY-ZING!
The Boy: Paté.....how I love thee
Mr. Heed: Damn that name but it is TAY-STEE
The Chorus: Look at our meals! So Beautiful! So Fantastic!
The Boy: Never in the world has grouper ever tasted so perfect!
The Chorus: Come Maestro take your bow!
Maestro Jeremy: It is not about me, just happy to please such a wonderful family!
Desserts are shared, wine is passed, victory is declared!
Retire now our two Heroes, to their castle, to share their love forever and always