"I learned to eat my vegetables on a Grateful Dead tour in the late 1980s, when I was a high school dropout with boundless enthusiasm for hallucinogens and hitchhiking." —Rosie Schaap.
You have a beautiful home, Mr. Mukherjee. Is that painting from India? I don’t know if your daughter has told you, but we were thinking about taking a trip there over the summer. I would like to see where your family is from. I’ve been really interested in Indian culture for a long time, and we watch lots of Bollywood movies together, but I haven’t traveled very far from New Jersey before. Let me take another bite. Is that cinnamon? It almost has a sweet and sour balance to it. Really, it’s—HOLY FUCK BALLS IT BURNS.
This Authentic Food is Delicious, But I Think My Mouth is On Fire.
Talk to a menu designer, and you could be forgiven for assuming that you’re talking to a web designer. Franco discusses “traffic.” Scott discusses “user experience.” They think a lot about the distribution of words and images, about creating an experience that will alternately soothe and excite, about creating a product that will entice the new customers and reward the regulars.
How Chain Restaurant Menus Encourage You To Order More
My kind of news story!
Those ducks hanging in the windows of Chinatown restaurants may look questionable, but after years of fining restaurants to no avail, the DOH actually conducted a study on the safety of the meat several years ago. It determined that the way the ducks are cooked is, as one former inspector put it, “pretty much foolproof,” and now allows restaurants to keep them hanging for four hours after cooking.
Ford added that she would definitely sit right down and intently watch the full documentary the minute she had a few hours free from her 75-hour workweek and around-the-clock parenting duties.
Really cool event going on this saturday and it’s all being livestreamed for free, which you can also tune into at various viewing parties all over the world. Full speaker list here. I’m definitely going to check out the bit on access in NYC and about the hidden pathways that bring us food. Learning about eating crickets, less so.