Unexpected delights

“Travelling between Seville and Faro I had to change buses before the Portuguese border. At a lonely outpost in far western Spain the only choice for lunch was the petrol station cafeteria, and it didn’t look promising. It was the middle of summer, the middle of nowhere, and stinking hot. I ordered the gazpacho and enjoyed the most wonderful soup experience of my life. I always imagined the old woman serving at the counter had carried those tomatoes into the building herself, straight from her own kitchen garden.”
Melbourne restaurant consultant Erez Gordon

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