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Re: Mint.....Do you like Fish & Ships ?


To answer whether I like fish and chips the answer is yes.

However, in terms of quality of outlets supplying them, its a bit like restaurants. They may be wonderful under a particular owner, but can change to rubbish under another. Or - perhaps when they become established under the same owner, they just fleece the gullible.

Nothing in the food trade remains static.


For billionaire ALBF (he must be as he has so much knowledge about making money in business) could I just point out that a "living" is perhaps different to different people and "making it" isn't always about money. NB I don't hug trees.


In our area in the UK, if we have been out and need a quick meal, then there are many options for takeaways within striking distance of our house.Fish and chips is probably our preferred option. In France we have never had takeaway fish and chips - have had sea bass etc with a side dish of chips at the house though. Not really been in our French house for so long as to crave anything British.


Food can be very much a snobbish thing.

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Re: Mint.....Do you like Fish & Ships ?

You are right, food can be snobbish, but it isn't always in France.

The poorest seem to get money together for luxury items of food for the fetes, and no one would imagine that they were being other than 'fete'ing' like everyone else.

And yet, I have heard comments about how others eat, which is derogatory too. Me, well, I was just considered very odd, what with eating soup at lunch time, or pancakes, or sandwiches or poached eggs, but les anglais are known for eating la mer de anyway, or so I was frequently told.

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Re: Mint.....Do you like Fish & Ships ?

<BLOCKQUOTE><table width="85%"><tr><td class="txt4"><img src="/forums/completefrance-forums/cs/Themes/default/images/icon-quote.gif">&nbsp;<strong>lindal1000 wrote:</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="quoteTable"><table width="100%"><tr><td width="100%" valign="top" class="txt4">There's already a fish and chip van operating in the South of the Dordogne. It parks outside the local bar on Thursday nights and does quite well by all accounts. I've never tried it because like Mint I rarely used to eat it in UK. The van's been around for several years but it's gone through several different owners.</td></tr></table></td></tr></table></BLOCKQUOTE>

Linda it could well be there has been so many different owners as they have all made their fortune in a very short time and retired.
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