“What’s the best restaurant in London?” Terrible question. It all depends on budget, who and how many you’re going with, personal preferences, time and place. Such a query is a lazy one, and I try to avoid giving a direct answer.
“Which restaurant do you wish was in London?” Now that’s more interesting.
Partly because it doesn’t require the stamp of ‘best’ – ‘best’ restaurant in the world, ‘best’ wine list, ‘best’ dish, ‘best’ lightbulb, blah blah blah. Subjective experiences can’t be classified in this way; our obsessive compulsiveness about food and restaurants is unimaginative and constricting.
But mostly because I think I have the answer. Or my answer.
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