Tag Archives: ideas

A Blog Post & Honest Picture Story

My blog is not about cooking food or recipes; it’s a subjective exploration of restaurant and food culture, and characters I’ve known.  I try to avoid making it a cooking blog because there are so many great ones (see blogroll for a few).  I want to see them all well supported.  I value them.  Some […]

Welcome Guests

If you love great food and great restaurants you serve yourself well to remember that you are a guest.  The shingle on the door invites you to dine.  If you really don’t want the food on the menu, you should not accept the invitation. It is one thing to ask for no onions on your […]

Falling In Love With Your Own Ideas

The worst thing you can do in business is to fall in love with your own ideas.  This is an issue for all of us who are self-employed, but it’s especially common in the restaurant business.  It has happened to me more than once.  Often it has led me down a road of narrowing options.  […]