For him, being diagnosed with binge-eating disorder was a relief: When the delivery guy knocked 45 minutes later, I cracked the door just wide enough to grab the bulging bag of food.
He decided to stop at a Chinese buffet.
It was around 3: Once I was seated, I noticed a man sitting alone at a booth in the back corner of the restaurant. The plates the restaurant provided were fairly small I went about eating and chatting with my boss His face looked completely empty.
After he finished the plate, I watched him slowly stand up and make his way towards the buffet. One of the employees ran over to pick up his empty plate and a minute later he was back with another heap of food.
This happened three more times over the course of the thirty minutes or so that we were there. But today was different I keep imagining how lonely he is and how he probably comes to the restaurant that time of day because of how empty it is. And I keep thinking about the people who work there I mean they must be losing money on a customer like that.
I keep thinking about what he goes home to I was sure to make it look like I was just looking across the table at my boss I wish there was something that I could have said or done to make things better for him.
I really hope that he is okay.Li-Young Lee was born in in Jakarta, Indonesia, to Chinese parents. His father had been a personal physician to Mao Zedong while in China, and relocated the family to Indonesia, where he helped found Gamaliel University.
While the atmosphere is a place to go so do their services. The staffs are friendly, welcoming and efficient. They are always willing to go to lengths to help make your dining experience as memorable as possible.
The best restaurant to go to in Altoona is The Olive Garden. This peaceful place has the most delicious food for all the Italian food lovers out there. The Olive Garden is the most exquisite place to eat and is truly the finest restaurant in town.
Seeing an old person eating alone at a restaurant depresses me.
, likes · talking about this. Community. Concentrated menus are like a personal essay from the kitchen—they convey a sense of identity for both a chef and a place. Carlie Steiner, co-owner of the Petworth Japanese restaurant Himitsu, is all for these “menus with intent”: “If I walk into a restaurant and see a ton of dishes, it’s overwhelming.
I am glad I resisted the temptation, if it was a temptation when I was young, to write a poem about an old man eating alone at a corner table in a Chinese restaurant.