March 4, 2014

Mamihlapinatapei – Yagan (Indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego)
Ever made eye contact with a stranger across the room? Or experienced that unspoken magnetic sexual chemistry with someone you know? Whilst not only being a mouthful “Mamihlapinatapei” describes that silent glance between two people who lust after each other but are reluctant to make the first move

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February 17, 2014

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repeat from Inspiring picture quotes

February 3, 2014


"I’m bored, entertain me" is straight-white-boy for "show me your tits".

If you’re bored, you’re boring.

Woman do not exist for your entertainment.

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repeat from the demon buttercup

January 31, 2014

Six day work weeks.

The phrase “live to work,work to live” doesn’t apply to chefs.

I’ll be asked how my day off was….


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January 29, 2014

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repeat from affettuoso

January 26, 2014

Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division cover) by David Bowie



David Bowie’s rare cover of ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ by Joy Division

holy shit

How did I not know this existed??


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repeat from No, but I'm afraid of you.

January 25, 2014

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repeat from Hockey♥

The cigarettes you light one after another won’t help you forget her.

Frank Sinatra   (via gothics)

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repeat from Fragments

January 20, 2014

Feel kind of bad for not taking any pictures of what I’ve been doing… Always too busy it seems… So here’s one.

Feel kind of bad for not taking any pictures of what I’ve been doing… Always too busy it seems… So here’s one.

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January 19, 2014

Some days are better than others.

Yesterday, despite having one of our cooks to move on to greener pastures in Texas and another one of our cooks breaking his hand at the going away party following…was… Incendiary? I don’t know. I just had a good one after a string of a few bad ones.

I worked my station with my boss and killed it. Even had time to make a pretty decent staff meal.

I’ll be on 6 days for the time being since were shorthanded….

I’m exhausted, again, Needless to say even thinking about it.

I keep forgetting what I do is more about finesse and doing than thinking ahead sometimes. Writing about it is cathartic. Keeps me from thinking so much about being prepared for my day than bracing it.

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January 18, 2014

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repeat from the nature of eros is poop

January 17, 2014

Nothing like being lectured for twenty minutes about time management.

New menu items after two days off leave me a bit frazzled it seems.

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January 15, 2014

Hi guys.

Hi guys.

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January 14, 2014

Off today.

Laundry. Errands. Social life?


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January 13, 2014

Monday is the new Friday.

Monday. If there were ever a more wretched word in the human vocabulary it would be Monday. It signifies a refresh in the week. A painful reminder that the weekend is over.

For cooks… It’s our Friday… We don’t coast or phone it in… It’s our busiest day of mise en place preparation. Because with our two days off… Someone else is going to be working your station. So that means leaving it set up for when you come back on Thursday… And in San Francisco Thursday is the new Friday… Scrambling to get set up after two days of rest is preventable.

My station partner Johnny will be charged with doing all the incidental things in my absence… Little things like making parsnip vinaigrette and purée-ing leek ashes in oil…etc. That said I shouldn’t be writing this right now…

I gotta get set up.

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