Excuse Me, Could I Have Some Salt?

Gareth Blackstock is my absolute favorite fictional chef, and the star of


, a British show that ran in the 90s about an old school, French fine dining restaurant in the English countryside. Take a moment to enjoy the rant he throws at a customer who asks him for salt before tasting the food.

Ever taken some heat for asking for seasonings or condiments when you're out to eat?

Read the most recent posts on our food blog or explore our restaurant reviews. Contact the writer at trao@villagevoice.com.

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