Like everyone, life for us has settled into a nearly hypnotic routine. Not bad mind you, just very different from my recent one as a chef and restaurant owner. Gardening, baking honest loaves in the outdoor oven and reading now fill our days.… Read the rest
Food Writing Archive
This category could be about anything having to do with food: Food Haiku, Limericks, Contests, Essays, Trips down memory line, musings about life... whatever strikes my fancy, and doesn't fit into the other categories
I’ve been holding back on posting anything lately, but this article by Gabrielle Hamilton of NYC’s Prune restaurant is so good I want to make sure more people read it. Whether you are a chef dealing with all the changes over the past few months, owner, investor, or restaurant-goer, this will, through Gabrielle’s voice, give you some idea of what it is like to be a restaurant owner in this difficult time.… Read the rest
The contest is now closed. Congratulations to the three winners: Gogo, pdxr1, and Malik P. Your cards are in the mail.
A big thank you to everyone who participated!… Read the rest
My first summer in Waxahachie was in 1962. I took the plane trip alone, and that by itself was enough to make the whole summer worthwhile. In those days, the “stewardess” would give a young traveler