Monthly Archives: April 2010

Men at work

This is what the space looked like a week ago. This is what it looked like yesterday. What happened in between was basically the tale of one man, and his jackhammer. The crew has just about finished demolition, and will … Continue reading

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Seth

This is Seth. In addition to upping the ruggedness quotient on the crew, Seth is running the wine, beer and spirits program. Seth is a true believer when it comes to wine – he loves it, thinks about it, sees … Continue reading

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Starting

We started work in the space today, with a bit of preliminary demo work to confirm our guesses at what needs to happen. Plumbers and electricians coming in to do shut-offs. On Friday, we swing hammers. A whirlwind week.

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Meat-off

So really, this was more of a pork-off – but we can’t call it that, because it sounds rude. We blind-tasted pork from four farms, all in chops about 1″ thick with a reasonable fat cap on the outside. We … Continue reading

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Farm visits, round one

We spent the weekend visiting farms, meeting cute animals and evaluating their potential for deliciousness. All the farms we visited were teeny, and the farmers were the sweetest people, amazingly knowledgeable about their animals and committed to their welfare. Jesse … Continue reading

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