He opens with:
I am always intrigued by the way clever people can have really stupid ideas. And so to the Royal Institution.And describes the food:
The fish cakes were hockey-puck sized, shaped and, in a deft act of consistency, textured. They were dry and dense. I could have hurt a member of staff if I'd lobbed one. I considered it.And concludes with:
Let's just say I ate that lunch so you wouldn't have to.
I don't know what the equivalent phrase in English, but in Hokkien, I'd call him wonderfully guai lan.