nearly a decade after this book came out, i finally picked it up. the movie popped up on hbo go the other day and i was tempted to watch, but i have this weird guilt-pang every time i think about watching a movie before reading the book. it sucks. it means i avoid a lot of movies.
but instead of a garden it was a field of alfalfa. and it wasn’t just this table. we cooked for 250. in a field. with a generator. and a lot of crossed fingers.
we’re not here to review movies; we’re here to teach you how to cook delicious food. but this was too good — and too topically appropriate — not to share.
chef is the best movie we’ve seen in a long time.
guys! overjoyed is an understatement! the chef and the girl are tying the knot!
The timeline is a bit of a blur.
Barbeque in Memphis. Shrimp and grits on Florida’s gulf coast. Ramen at some hole-in-the wall restaurant in Some Carolina.
I couldn’t tell you what we did in every city – but I can certainly tell you what we ate. Somewhere between the 93 hours in the car and the 6,500 miles we spent traveling the country, a great awakening occurred.