Ladies and Gentlemen,
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 am almost constantly asked the question, “So is all your product you cook local?” The polite answer is, “No. It’s as local as we can..
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..