The Third Plate and Me

Let’s talk about The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by chef Dan Barber.  This book, with surprisingly observant descriptions of a wide-ranging cast of characters (“…his eyes were like black holes, devouring everything in sight.”), humor that moves into deep seriousness, self-effacing and dogged inquisitiveness beset by exhaustive research, affirms for chefs like… Read More The Third Plate and Me

Deep Dark Secrets

Did that title pull you in? I bet it did. Oooh yeah, deep dark secrets. I’ve got some real bad ones. I’ve been a bad bad boy. As you read this imagine this song playing…You know what I did? Are you ready to hear the most disgusting pervous thing? I just ate me some Pringles.… Read More Deep Dark Secrets


This post is dedicated to my best friend at school. He comes from a completely different background than mine, he’s 18 years younger than I am, he’s 2 feet shorter than me, and he’s Indonesian.  None of these contrasts matter, really, and I hope they never do. What this young guy has that’s endlessly inspiring… Read More Hendy