My Meyer

Sometimes it’s the latest gossip, like WTF was Jamie Oliver doing exterminating chickens on live TV (only in Britain, dontcha know), and did some vegetarian really go hunt, kill and eat a wild pig after reading Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma?

Letter to a Young Cook

GOING TO CULINARY SCHOOL CHANGES NONE OF THIS. In every restaurant you’ll find kids who did go to school and kids who didn’t. It’s often hard to tell the difference: you can learn absolutely everything you need to know about cooking by just slogging away in restaurants.