Few people are above selling out, but the difference between the highest and the lowest bidders isn’t much anymore. People are like, ‘fuck it,
Eric Ripert, Le Bernardin, On what makes greatness
To make a restaurant great, you cannot compromise standards. If I serve truffles, I could certainly fake them with fake truffles and truffle oil
Costas Spiliadis, Greek Canadian restauranteur, On why he seeks perfection
His fish are perfect. His vegetables are perfect. Everything is as perfect as mania can make it. When I asked him why he insists
Philip had cultivated a certain disdain for idealism. He had always had a passion for life, and the idealism he had come across seemed
When so much of our so-called art and entertainment… celebrates depravity, cruelty, and mindless violence the practice of personal integrity (becomes) a lonely and
There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.