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When you think you're writing about food, but you're really writing about courage.
What's your story about? are the four hardest words in writing to sum up in one elevator ride to the top.
It was early 1991. Two years in at The Wooden Spoon Restaurant. I’d worked to be a faster, better cook. I’d learned to fish. But not necessarily in that order. Of course, the fishing was the easy part. There was a monster-size learning curve on how to cook eggs on an electric flat-top, greasy griddle. Especially in front of a steady stream of customers whose personalities hailed from an episode of Gilligan’s Island to a CEO of a multinational bank. [...]
Scratching the surface on friendship and budding love.