When I first moved to England, I was living with my boyfriend in Archway. A yet-to-be-gentrified part of North London. The house he had bought had been occupied by squatters – who had roundly trashed it when we had forced their eviction. 569 more words
Tags » Food & Entertaining
Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week has begun. And I already have one restaurant down.
On Friday, I dined at XO Prime Steaks in the Warehouse District. I’ve heard mixed reviews about this spot, and ultimately the prices are too high for me to want to risk poor service or a sub-par meal. 141 more words
Cooking professionally has taken me to a lot of interesting places, many unexpected, such as the James Beard’s Awards, and some more fun than others, like cooking for a famous TV show, and the thrill of the adventure has helped with the drudgery of standing at my station for hours making hundreds of the same items, or being thrown out of bed at 4 am to rush to the rescue of a drunken sous-chef who was not going to make it in for the catered breakfast. 919 more words
I have had the song “The Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo” going through my head today. It started while I was talking with my dad and reminding him how far he had come in a few short weeks. 565 more words