Over a platter of smoked fish, rye bread and a martini glass filled with salmon roe we eavesdrop on the neighboring table. A thickly accented, heavyset man is advising two ill-at-ease Americans on how to commit international corporate fraud, offering to help get their overseas business off the ground by “arranging” things with the right officials. He drinks a tumbler of vodka. The Americans drink cabernet and pick up the check.
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