“Don’t look at the prices now; you might have indigestion,” warned the husband as his wife glanced at the right column with its inflated prices. “Two weeks ago, I ordered the same dish and paid $2.50 less. ‘ “Our meat costs went up 17% in just the last few weeks,” said the Maître ‘d. “So, if the price ever comes down, would they pass it long to diners,” volunteered the husband. It is a sign of the time when the conversation is not about the food but about the pricing. We may be headed toward a recession but for now in this kosher restaurant inflation was the headline of the day. By the way, the food was great!