We are back….. sorta,
Long boring bullshit story but we are finally able to start rebuilding this site. Some of you know we got hacked a few weeks ago right before leaving to film the documentary this seriously screwed...
Tales from the road
I haven't been everywhere but I've damn sure been around. All in all it's hard to say what I learned or if you'll learn anything from the following. If anything, I hope it inspires you...

The Restaurant Industry

I’ve been in the industry for nearly 25 years and have worked at more places than you, trust me. In other words, I know what I’m talking about even if my opinions might not win me many friends. Right now, due to a lot of different factors, the industry we know and love is coming under fire. It’s always been a beast but it’s now harder than ever for small indie places to make it.

This is my perspective on a few of these issues, read at your own discretion

Paying respect to Bourdain

This is one of the last things I ever wanted to write.

Why I won’t use Sysco

While a lot of people are pissed about this, even more are pissed about being able to relate. And no, they still won’t go on the record.

Diets and Allergies

Dear idiot customers, get off the bandwagon and learn the facts.

Marco sold out

Maybe he had talent back in the day, but if he was really using Knorr chicken stock in the Kitchen, then it was all bullshit.

Why I don’t give a fuck about awards

There are more important things in life than seeking the approval of those who know less than you do

How to handle a shady boss….without going to jail.

I’m lucky to work for some really cool people right now but I’ve also had to deal with some total cokehead scumbags. I’ve learned how to keep my cool while not letting the shady bastards screw me.

Equality in the Kitchen

The Kitchen is the last true democracy and it doesn’t care what color you are, what God you pray to or any of that other BS. Neither do I…

Too sick for a witty title

Yet I’m still expected to go in and cook

Why I don’t bash Vegans

Real simple, food is awesome and it should be used to bring people together, not drive us apart. Both sides need to get a grip.

An introduction to the stereotypes you will meet in the Kitchen
An introduction to the stereotypes you will meet in the Kitchen
Let's face it, some stereotypes are funny as hell and having worked in the industry for nearly 25 years, I’ve seen some things you can’t...
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Vanilla
Vanilla
Most people think of vanilla as being boring, simple and basic. It's not, it's just that most of you have never had real vanilla, you've...
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Why I don’t give a fuck about awards
Why I don’t give a fuck about awards
I take a lot of pride in what I do, both with this site and in the Kitchen. I’ve worked hard, day in and day...
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Scoring weed on the road
Scoring weed on the road
Ed note: Thank you *X So thanks to our country's ass-backwards drug laws, finding weed in a new place can be a major hassle and,...
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Whipped cream
Whipped cream
    When you say this in your head I hope that you hear Barry White's voice saying it. I’m going to tell you right now...
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It’s Doc Ellis Day
It’s Doc Ellis Day
Drugs have a bad reputation but the truth is, they're awesome. Today we celebrate Doc Ellis day to prove this point. For those of you...
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An introduction to the stereotypes you will meet in the Kitchen
An introduction to the stereotypes you will meet in the Kitchen
Let's face it, some stereotypes are funny as hell and having worked in the industry for nearly 25 years, I’ve seen some things you can’t...
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Why I don’t give a fuck about awards
Why I don’t give a fuck about awards
I take a lot of pride in what I do, both with this site and in the Kitchen. I’ve worked hard, day in and day...
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If you’re not willing to kill it,  you don’t deserve to eat it
If you’re not willing to kill it, you don’t deserve to eat it
Then you don’t deserve to eat it. It’s not a joke, I’m being dead fucking serious. The simple fact is that 95% of the population...
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Dating and Job hunting part one: The breakup
Dating and Job hunting part one: The breakup
ED note: Yes, I’m in the middle of one right now but I’ve also been through more than just this one. I’ve also been fired...
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Marco Pierre White is a sellout….Yeah, I said it.
Marco Pierre White is a sellout….Yeah, I said it.
King Marco this, the Godfather that, the Devil in the Kitchen…. But Knorr Chicken stock was his secret ingredient the whole time? Are you serious?...
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How to get great customer service
How to get great customer service
You have to be pretty sadistic to enjoy calling customer service. If you have to call em, it means something’s wrong and thus, right off...
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Avoiding burnout and finding a balance
Avoiding burnout and finding a balance
On one level, I feel like a lazy shit and on the other hand, my girl is worried about my health, both mental and physical....
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How to handle a shady boss……..without going to jail
How to handle a shady boss……..without going to jail
One of the ugly sides of working in Restaurant industry is having to deal with shady ass restaurant owners who, to put it politely, don’t...
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