Surly Gourmand to Chris Mansfield: "You Don't Get to Act Like Axl Rose Until You're as RICH as Axl Rose"

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Lori Paulson, via SW's Flickr Pool
Chris Mansfield, in happier times.
According to the Surly Gourmand's Voracious post, this appears to be Sunday's order of events at The New Guard, a shindig mashing up art, music, food, and booze.

-- Peeps arrive, check out the work of artist Chauncey Peck. They start drinking.

-- They're served food, including Kushi oysters, courtesy of Tyler Palagi. They keep drinking.

-- Out comes desert. Well, THREE of them by Melkonian: a root beer "Pixie Stik", rhubarb "crisp", and a "foie gras Snickers bar." Voices rise above acceptable PGA standards.

-- Chris Mansfield [Fences] takes the stage, and plays two songs. People keep talking about three deserts as if they were at an art, food, and music event.

-- Mansfield walks off the stage in a huff after two songs because people get loud.

May we suggest an amendment to the New Guard's musical contract: "After feeding our guests food, booze, and three desserts, it might get loud."

 
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