El Festivo Food and Spirits never had a chance at success. The critics from The Globe had been exceptionally brutal.
The cuisine was declared: "uninspiring and pedestrian"”. The lounge was derided as: "on par with any motor lodge but with lower-grade beverages".
Clyde begged them to give him a second chance. That chance was tonight. As they entered, he offered an array of exotic and colorful cocktails. The critics and their entourage couldn’t get enough of the delicious alcoholic masterpieces.
Clyde smiled, wondering how they would feel later when the toxins he’d blended into the aperatifs had done their damage?