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Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Being a Private Chef for a Gazillionaire Is Essentially Indentured Servitude with Perks

Once you’ve reached a certain point in life, any X amount of dollars past that won’t make you happier. I meet plenty of miserable rich bastards who are angry about all these things. They should be happy and live wonderful lives. But they’re just people.
Anonymous
1.13.18
New York
New York

The Sushi Chef: Morimoto

Masaharu Morimoto is most famously known for being an Iron Chef, but there is another side of him we don't get to see too often. In addition to his life on TV, Chef Morimoto is a successful restaurateur.
Masaharu Morimoto
1.7.18
MUNCHIES: The Podcast
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Hot Dogs and Cheap Wine with Jacques Pépin

Pépin shared his love of high-quality ingredients and inexpensive booze with us.
Munchies Staff
12.28.17
MUNCHIES: The Podcast
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Life Lessons from the One and Only Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin is France's greatest gift to the United States.
Munchies Staff
12.20.17
hangover
hangover

The Easiest Hangover Cure from One of the World's Best Chefs

According to Fergus Henderson, you just need two ingredients and some ice. It's magic.
Munchies Staff
11.25.17
bars
bars

The Slow and Painful Death of the Dive Bar

Remember the good times before some yuppie bought and ruined your favorite watering hole by renaming it something along the lines of an “eco friendly neighborhood pub serving IPA's only?" 
Josh Androsky
11.24.17
truffles
truffles

24 Hours with Milan's Truffle Dealers

Truffle dealing is a race against time. Unless they sell these precious ounces as soon as possible, they lose money.
Carlo Spinelli
11.18.17
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

How I Learned to Hire Chefs Who Aren’t Drug Dealers

You could tell there was something dodgy about him. He had this toolbox that didn’t have any good knives in it. Even his egg flipper was some novelty thing your mum would buy.
Anonymous
9.29.17
Montreal
Montreal

How One Man Changed Gastronomy with Pig’s Feet

We spent the day with Pierre Koffmann, the most influential chef you've never heard of.
Nick Rose
9.7.17
masculinity
masculinity

Being a Chef Made Me Forget I Have a Micropenis

When I entered puberty I realized I was very different from the other boys. I shut myself off, worrying all the time that I'd get found out, and wound up feeling completely devoid of masculinity. That changed when I became a chef.
Anonymous
9.4.17
Chef
Chef

Inside the Wild Mind, Music, and Food of Montreal Madman Beaver Sheppard

Beaver's physical and psychological scars from cooking in the city's top kitchens have fueled amazing art.
Nick Rose
7.12.17
Toronto
Toronto

Embracing Filipino Roots, Inauthentic Cuisine, and a Deadly Heart Condition

“That’s the date my heart stopped."
Nick Rose
6.26.17