It's a special moment when you realize another mortal being understands you: your wants, your needs, your desires, and yes, your cravings for breakfast burritos. And we have found that in Jim Gaffigan, thanks to his delightful new book Food: A Love Story. Is this not our own love story, Jim?!
If you've ever wondered what Jamie Oliver looks like singing a Taylor Swift song ... we'd ask you why you would ever wonder that. But now we know, and it's still kind of weird. But the cakes look good!
It's time to face the facts: if you want to open a restaurant that is a) not ginormous, b) not in Las Vegas, and c) does not serve donkey sauce, you are not going to ever be a millionaire. Sorry to disappoint.
It's been a bode for female chefs this month, after Acquavit'sEmma Bengtsson landed a second Michelin star for the restaurant. She's only the second female executive chef to have two Michelin stars under her belt (the first being Dominique Crenn in San Francisco). Turns out, Bengtsson almost didn't take the job in the first place. With the wave of her success, it's safe to say now: no more excuses, lady chefs.
On an otherwise sleepy-news-day-summer-Tuesday (journo lingo, guys)*, Twitter has gifted us photo glimpses into the bizarre daily lives of a few of our favorite chefs. Here’s all the weirdness you’ve been missing on Twitter today.
*In case you’re unaware of the aforementioned doldrums, we’ve taken some of our spare time to compose a song looping you into our misery. Because no one likes insider baseball.
Sleepy News Day (Summer Tuesday)
–lyrics by Tina Nguyen
The summer rain’s a-fallin’ ever gently on the streets
Celebrities stop cookin’, and they stop composin’ tweets
The heat makes ev’ryone dead and sluggish, the web is filled with silence
And now our top performing blog post is Saatchi-Lawson violence
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Sleepy News Day
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Day where all we do is shop for summer clothes