Category Archives: Boiler room

Permits & Dinners

The work on Journeyman generally falls into two types: cool and exciting and tiring and stressful. Exhibit A: laying out the kitchen! Laying out the dining room! Designing menus! Designing the wine list! Talking to the wonderful Shelley of Albertine … Continue reading

Posted in Boiler room, Food | Tagged , , | Leave a comment


The last week has been pretty rough, with the liquor licensing issue hanging over our heads, and final negotiations over the lease, and a bunch of other balls in the air. It’s surprising how abstract a process starting a restaurant … Continue reading

Posted in Boiler room, Lessons | Leave a comment

And… go!

We had a fateful little conversation, which led to us deciding to start a restaurant.  Initially, we thought we would need a year and a half or so to get this project off the ground, with a good chunk of … Continue reading

Posted in Boiler room, Journeyman | Tagged | Leave a comment