Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

[rating=4] If you’re an aspiring chef, hoping to preview the glamorous life of celebrity sightings and slavishly devoted patrons that lies before you, this book will be a sharp kick to the gonads/ovaries. Bourdain does not paint a pretty picture of the NYC restaurant scene, but I will say, he writes about ghoulish goings-on with […]

Hail the New Roommate

Hail the new roommate! Bow before Edward, for indeed he is mighty and tall as the oak tree. Alas, our bathroom and kitchen facilities are tiny and cramped. I wish the apartment was more worthy of his commanding presence. So begins the slow process of acclimatizing yet another West Coast Man to the joys and […]