LAST Sunday I went on a brief foray for a good grill pan at the housewares section of SM Cubao. As expected, the store didn’t offer a wide selection of brands, especially since the holiday sale had just ended. I didn’t mind — there were a few decent and recognizable brands on display, and after a few moments of coordinated online research with my husband via mobile, I settled on a Meyer 28cm. oval grill pan, which happened to be the best choice available.
Now there were two sales staff that assisted me: a man assigned to handle Chef’s Classic, Sunnex, and few other brands, and a lady who handles Meyer. They both accommodated my slew of inquiries in the same friendly fashion, but the man was slightly more aggressive in his sales pitch (he even suggested that I consider buying a restaurant-type grill pan instead of the stovetop model I was gunning for). The lady, on the other hand, was slightly more reticent, and patiently stood by while I hemmed and hawed over my options.
I confess I can be stalled at times by indecision. This was one of those times. And when this happens, I don’t want anyone pushing me to make my choice, lest I regret it. Continue reading