Published March 28, 1994
"My apologies, sir. Our chef forgot to take his beta-blocker."
Waiter says to man as he hands him very burnt food on a plate.
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Mike Twohy has been a New Yorker contributor since 1980. He received an M.F.A. degree in painting from the University of California, Berkeley, and is the creator of the syndicated daily panel "That’s Life." He lives near Berkeley with his wife and two children.