Things are slow today. Hopefully I'll have something more colourful / crafty / delicious / photorific tomorrow, but today I'm doing the Word Beads meme. The challenge is to take the five words given and string them together in a sentence, paragraph, story, or something. Here I go. It might be cheating to conjugate the verbs, but whatever.
After glimpsing a glass of champagne left on the table and a lone hors d'oeuvre on a plate, he took a gulp and a nibble, unabashed, and retried the door, but it was still locked.