The art of eating while standing

May 6, 2013

When my bf came back from Lisbon last year, he was raving to me about going to a restaurant and ordering a sandwich and eating it standing up with beer. I was a little puzzled with the concept.
I'm the slowest eater in the world and I always carry a bag so I had no idea what to do but thankfully my bf warmed me up to it. We went to a couple of restaurants and got a table and watched as other customers eat standing up beside the bar. It was a quick turn around. You get a sandwich, order your drink, eat, pay, and go! Very efficient!
Finally, I got the courage to try it. Stood by the bar, ordered a bifana sandwich and wine. It was delicious!!! See that picture with the meat in the pan bubbling up, that's the bifana! I actually started liking this concept especially for lunch when you don't have enough time to wait for a table. You just find a little space and order your food. It was so easy and I was so amazed with the selection of sandwiches. I mean fish sandwich for lunch? Yes, please! 

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and Cinco de Mayo! It's was hot here in Toronto and everyone was outside enjoying the glorious weather. I actually got a sunburn from being at a patio. It's caught me by surprise but I'm not complaining. I'll take all the sunshine I can get.

What did you do this weekend?

5 comments

  1. This sounds like a lot of fun! I have to admit, I am not the most coordinated, but I would give it a try! maybe just with white wine instead of red...!? ;)

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    1. I had the same reservations but it worked out :)

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  2. i was at that place 3rd pic down! yummmm. yah you don't stand in switz...meals are like an affair of time.

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    1. I want to go back! I'm craving the bifana sandwich ;)

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  3. Standing at a little bar like that is great. You focus on your food and then you jet off again! :)

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