Varghesi's book cutting for stone is enthralling. Not just about medicine or Ethiopia, family, relationships, and a bit of mystery connect you to the lives of brilliant twins and the meaning of family and love.
eerie (It's not set up for dining; the tables are too small and leg room is too narrow. The tall padded backs reduce noise, the divided tables create no barrier, and the curtain & dim lighting could maintain a degree of privacy. It would be the perfect setting for a Victorian vampire to meet their prey in a willing drinking establishment.)