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Half of this is The Monster’s fault.  He should not have gone to Ricardo Zarate’s new seafood-centric Peruvian Paiche on opening night.  And therein ends The Monster’s culpability.  Because absolutely nothing went right on this night.

Let’s see, it took twenty-five minutes to get drinks and even then our waiter (who was a lone bright spot with a bitingly sardonic sense of humor about the whole thing) said he was surprised we got them at all.  When your waiter has given up you know you are in for a long evening.  Make that long and expensive.  Oh, and we left hungry.  Joy.

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