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This is the Local Kitchen and Bar Blog.
Contained herein are what are probably best referred to as the musing of a mad man, but when you work in a kitchen, it is essential that you be a little mad.
I think most people use a clock or a calendar when it comes to marking off the tick marks that denote time. Those two methods, after..
“Excuse me ma’am, are you enjoying your brains?”
Where would you hear such a question asked? In a horror movie? In a book on the zombie..
When I was younger I remember that, on any given night of the week, my father would decide that we should “go visiting”. I was born and..
I am a terribly nostalgic person. It takes very little to take me back in time to a place in my memory that existed as a child. To..
The kitchen is constantly full of chatter. There is never not noise. Whether it be the sound of fat popping in a pan, the hiss of steam..
This is the time of year that I think back on a dear friend of mine who worked with me for years and then, suddenly, passed away. Now as..
In this industry you meet a varied and broad range of personalities. They are servers, line cooks, chefs, dishwashers, bussers,..
Kitchens create a very unique dynamic. Kitchen crews are called a brigade in the fine dining restaurants of the world. They are so..
I remember, with great fondness, my time spent on the top of the hill in Crow. For those who do not know my background, my start in this..
The kitchen gods were born in a howl of pain and took dominion over every restaurant immediately after their inception. They first came..