Pumphouse Bar & Grill Essay
Session 4 – Final Observation Paper
ENG102 English Composition
October 19, 2011
The Pumphouse Bar & Grill
The Pumphouse Bar & Grill came very highly recommended, and I was anxious to see what makes this pub so popular. A friend suggested the pub as a meeting place for lunch but warned it can get busy as it is in the heart of Bellevue’s business center. From the outside, the building is white and plain looking, blending into the surrounding scenery with no indication of its true character. The building is comprised of two restaurants a pub, which is located on the west side, and a Chinese restaurant located on the east side. It appears tiny in size, as …show more content…
As I am waiting for a table to clear, the kitchen just a few feet in front of me, I watch as three cooks busily rush around in the kitchen, filling the orders as soon as they appear. They chat back and forth, laughing with ease at something one of them said, very relaxed as they go about cooking for the busy working crowd. The mouthwatering aromas instantly make my stomach growl as I am waiting. A French dip is finished and awaiting delivery to a hungry customer. The onions and green peppers hang in the air as the server walks past, causing my mouth to water excessively. A trace of oil lingers in the air as fries are cooking, I can hear the sounds of the beef as it is searing on the grill. The aroma drifting out towards the customers is heavenly to my senses. This is when I realize just how hungry I truly am!
My table is ready and I follow the young woman to the other side of the pub, order an ice tea, and take in the scene before me as I await the arrival of my friend. There are large flat screen televisions lining the walls, one in every corner as well as other strategic locations allowing every patron to see a screen. The volume is off, yet every television is displaying Sport Center or a college football game. There is lively, upbeat music playing in the background, causing my foot to tap along with the beat against my will. The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable even though the place