Mimi Melancholy


Ricky invited me to go with meet some friends of his at a sort of restaurant/cabaret/bookstore called Clasica y Moderna. The place has great atmosphere, but the quality of the food is absolutely atrocious. If you go there, the only safe things to order are wine and water. The entertainment, on the other hand, was great. We watched the enticing tango singer Mimi Kozlowski, and not all was sad sad – there were a few uptempo numbers in the mix. But her version of Jaques Brel’s “ne me quitte pas” was definitely a slice-up-your-wrists kinda moment. After the show to ease the pain (of the food as well as the song), we stopped by my favorite ice cream place, Volta for a dulce de leche. Mmmmmmm. Works every time.