Thursday, June 19

Oh no !

"In light of recent legal complications, Notcot will no longer be operating"

Well damn it, there goes my favorite food porn site. Come back soon, please !

Monday, June 9


Grant Achatz, of Alinea in Chicago, won as "Outstanding Chef" in the 2008 James Beard Foundation Restaurant Awards.

I recently read this profile of him in the New Yorker, and wow, what a story.

Just a few months ago

...I couldn't ride a bicycle. Tonight for the first time I f'ed up a new pair of silk trousers on the chain. Am trying to look at that as an achievement. Go, me !