Skeeter and I tried a relatively new Indian restaurant tonight.
Good stuff, people. Good stuff.
We were one of only two couples in the restaurant though, and that made me rather sad.
The place has been open for about five months. I didn't realize it had been that long. We pass by it about twice a week, but it's never at the right time for us to eat. And usually we're passing by because we're on the way to some activity.
The owner came to talk to us several times, asking if we were familiar with Indian food and how we liked everything. (Not in the creepy, hovering way, but in the friendly I-really-want-you-to-like-it way. There's a huge difference.) We talked for quite a while, eventually moving on to the topic of running the business when (obviously) it wasn't exactly a hoppin' place.
He told us that he doesn't have a lot of customers, but the ones he does have are all regulars. Overall he's found that most of the people in our area aren't interested in trying new things. It's just too different from what is considered "normal" here.
Skeeter and I love to try new places, off-the-beaten path places. It's just part of what we do, and normally I don't even talk about it to others. I think I'll change that though.