Tag Archives: San Francisco

Why Bother?

I had always wanted an adventurous life….It took a long time to realize that I was the only one who was going to make an adventurous life happen to me. So I did the things I wanted to do, and wrote about them, books and magazine stories.

Richard Bach

I’m going to write something that will entertain other cooks, maybe I’ll get a hundred bucks, and my fry cook will find this funny.

Anthony Bourdain

‘Better living through chemistry’ means frequent and intense immersions in chlorinated water, and frequent ingestions of alcohol, and I was in need of a swim. But that was not to be the case today, at least the chlorine part: there was a guard standing by the front door of the indoor Olympic pool at the Continue Reading

The Food Issue

The Food Issue

The Wasteland Growing up I don’t recall undue adoration given over to food, and more broadly cuisine, and there was a reason: there wasn’t a lot going on in the American kitchen. In those days ethnic food consisted of carry out Mexican from Tippy’s Taco House in Arlington (Virginia), Chung King frozen eggrolls, and maybe in… Continue Reading