2 MAY 1987, Page 28

Cosmopolis The girl who serves espresso In Long Acre's new

Greek bar Is Guyanese, and asks me Brioche or croissant, sir? While on a Japanese cassette Diana Ross sings Tamla, In counterpoint, outside, A trio from Frankfurt are Busking, playing pan-pipes A folk-song from Bolivia. And on their way to lunch At a King's Cross Koh-i-Noor, Tourists from New Zealand clap, Oh great, bravo, encore. . Is mine, then, two chip betties, With brown sauce, vinegar?

Simon Curtis