Archive for July 2020

Chilam Balam: What it takes to keep a restaurant open during a pandemic

Chilam Balam: What it takes to keep a restaurant open during a pandemic
When I was 17-years-old, we had a new “authentic” Mexican restaurant open its doors. It took my hometown by storm, quickly establishing itself as the third pitcher in my family’s after-church rotation (trailing Arby’s and Fazoli’s). I remember going there for the first time and seeing all of these new menu items. What’s this chimichanga thing? Flautas?... Read more »

The Local Baker: Douglas Callegario's Nourish Foods

The Local Baker: Douglas Callegario's Nourish Foods
The beginning of shelter-at-home felt like New Year’s Resolutions on steroids. It wasn’t okay to have the mindset, “Wow, without my morning commute, I think I’m gonna sleep in a little bit.” No, you had to pickup jogging. And read all of the literary classics. And hold a nightly Zoom call with your entire extended... Read more »

Sure, automation is good, but...

Sure, automation is good, but...
I’d like to get to the point where Medium Rare never has a week off. Even when I’m on a little writer’s vacation, be able to share the work of guest authors. This week I’m excited to pass the keyboard over to my older brother, Tom, for his thoughts on automation, pet peeves, and what... Read more »
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