Public Notes


Recent Activity

  • Ken shared from How I Learned To Cook by Kimberly Witherspoon, Peter Meehan
    "A teacher is a man who sets men free. He is the most eager learner in the class."
    Note: Frank Lloyd Wright via Gary Danko:
  • Ken shared from Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.) by Anthony Bourdain
    Service at Ko is informal for a restaurant with two Michelin stars. There are no waiters. The cooks prepare the dishes and, after describing what you’re about to eat—with varying degrees of either casual good cheer or perfunctory (if charming) indifference—they put the plate in front of you on the counter. Though there is a wine list, it is advisable to allow the excellent sommelier to pour pairings with each course. She knows better than you. But if you just want beer with your dinner? They’ve got that, too. There are no tablecloths or place settings, per se. The musical accompaniment...
    Note: This. This is what my startup looks like:
  • Ken shared from Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food by Raymond Sokolov
    At the beginning of my eighth decade, I take comfort from two great leaps forward in human life. As a passionate reader and writer, I exult in the scientific advances that have given me the computer and the Internet. As a physical creature chained to a wasting body, I look back with pride at the progress we have made in feeding ourselves and rejoice to think of the even better meals that lie ahead.
    Note: Yin and yang, and optimism:
  • Ken shared from Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now--As Told by Those Who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left It, and Long for It by Craig Taylor
    Places make the best lovers. You can trust a place more than you can trust a person as a lover. A place is more dependable and it has so much depth and stimulation and provides you with the opportunity to realize yourself. The place reflects you, provides you with stimulation, the ability to realize potential. If it’s a good place, it makes you feel stronger, makes you cleverer and more powerful.
    Note: Where in this world are YOUR lovers?
  • Ken shared from Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan
    impulse to cup the soft globes in my hands was irresistible. I have to say, not one of the bakers I had read or talked to had adequately prepared me for the erotics of leavened, shaped dough.
    Note: 50 Shades of Michael Pollan:
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Ken MacInnis