Chef’s Log 67: Longing for Longuinhos

As you know by now, I am something of a food enthusiast. Of course, anyone who knew me on my home planet would say that this is an understatement. Whenever a certain dish caught my fancy, I would go to great lengths to experience that dish in all its glory at least one more time. Armed with nothing but a multi-purpose rope, I once singlehandedly scaled the highest mountain on Gastronomica just for a chance to capture (and later eat) the incredibly rare WereDragon egg. Continue reading

Chef’s Log 66: Gunpowder, Season(ing) and Pork

As any great food connoisseur would know, it is more than a little challenging to find a restaurant that manages to get every dish on the menu right. Of course, it would be equally challenging to actually sample every dish on the menu, even for me. However, I believe I might have found a restaurant that could potentially live up to the task mentioned above. Its name: Gunpowder. Continue reading

Chef’s Log 61: The Door to Deliciousness

Apologies for the long absence. You see, I was on holiday visiting family in another solar system. And as you might have guessed, a mere month on Earth is a very long time anywhere else. Really, I don’t know how Earthlings have not figured out how to manipulate the universal space-time continuum yet. It’s so primitive. Continue reading

Chef’s Log 60: It’s Getting Draughty

I confess, it took me a while to wrap my head around this thing called ‘beer.’ It confused me. It was fizzy, and most fizzy drinks I had sampled till then were sweet; overwhelmingly so. But not only is beer not sweet, it’s downright bitter! Add to that a strange frothiness, and I was flabbergasted. Continue reading

Chef’s Log 59: A Prem-ium Meal

On my planet, once a restaurant reaches a certain age (the Earth equivalent of around 2,000 years) it is declared a place of worship–a place where one can go to reflect upon the divine nature of food. Patrons are required to treat the meal that is served with the utmost reverence. It becomes a place of solace and tranquility. Continue reading