nothing can prepare you for new salt.

Salt is easy. Yeah, right? It's just salt. It makes things salty. That's all it is. How complicated could it be? You have your own salt at home. You know it like the back of your hand. You know exactly how much of it to put on anything to make it sing to your palate. … Continue reading nothing can prepare you for new salt.

this is the best coffee.

At an interview recently I was asked what I thought the best coffee was. Black. The interviewer was a specialty coffee expert, though, so I had to come up with an actual answer. I said Guatemalan coffee: partially because I had a vivid memory of one of my former colleagues who always brought some Guatemalan … Continue reading this is the best coffee.

if you are craving vegetables, it is too late.

Have you ever sat in an Italian restaurant and found yourself inexplicably drawn to the salads? Who the hell goes to an Italian restaurant for the vegetables? (The tomatoes next to the Burrata do not count.) Although on any given day you can find me preaching to friends and strangers alike on the benefit and … Continue reading if you are craving vegetables, it is too late.