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  • Baratunde shared from a Personal Document
    there is a special place reserved for Koch in gay hell—because he was mayor during the onset of the AIDS epidemic,
  • Baratunde shared from a Personal Document
    Diep concluded that she could create an affordable menu without making meals so dirt cheap that she’d find herself cheating her workers. Some customers might complain that they could get a Vietnamese sandwich for $3.50 in Little Saigon, Orange County’s Vietnamese neighborhood, but she didn’t care. For just a few dollars more, customers could get delicious, fresh, mostly organic sandwiches that were not made by exploited kitchen workers. In turn, she found that her crew worked with her to be frugal and keep other costs down. “I taught my crew to make sure portions are not too much or too...
    Note: @JudiLembke here's a relevant excerpt from #kitchendoor
  • Baratunde shared from a Personal Document
    Diep concluded that she could create an affordable menu without making meals so dirt cheap that she’d find herself cheating her workers. Some customers might complain that they could get a Vietnamese sandwich for $3.50 in Little Saigon, Orange County’s Vietnamese neighborhood, but she didn’t care. For just a few dollars more, customers could get delicious, fresh, mostly organic sandwiches that were not made by exploited kitchen workers. In turn, she found that her crew worked with her to be frugal and keep other costs down. “I taught my crew to make sure portions are not too much or too...
    Note: Loving this book, Behind The Kitchen Door
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Baratunde R. Thurston