Gimbling in the Wabe – Something New Every Second

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The other day I was reading Michael Gibney’s Sous Chef:  24 Hours on the Line, an engaging look at a day in the trenches of a fine dining restaurant in New York, and I came across this passage: Cooking is an exercise in kinetic awareness, economy of movement, mastery of the senses. You can smell [….]

LitStack Review: Envy of Angels by Mark Wallace

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Envy of Angels Matt Wallace Tor.com Release Date:  October 20, 2015 ISBN 978-0-7653-8528-4 What a strange, perverse, hilarious and utterly entertaining little book this is! Sin du Jour is a private catering and events company based in Long Island City.  Run by Chef Byron “Bronko” Luck, a former purveyor of a group of wildly popular [….]

LitStack Review – Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael Gibney

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Sous Chef:  24 Hours on the Line Michael Gibney Ballantine Books Release Date:  April 3, 2014 ISBN 978-0-8041-7788-7 I recently read an article on FirstWeFeast.com, where some of the country’s finest chefs were asked to name what they thought were the most influential restaurants in the United States today.  Although I probably will never make [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Something New Every Second

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The other day I was reading Michael Gibney’s Sous Chef:  24 Hours on the Line, an engaging look at a day in the trenches of a fine dining restaurant in New York, and I came across this passage: Cooking is an exercise in kinetic awareness, economy of movement, mastery of the senses.  You can smell [….]