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Buying a cellphone plan could make you powerless to sue your phone company if it defrauds you. Using a coupon to buy a box of cereal may mean you give up your right to sue if the food is tainted. Checking your grandmother into a nursing home could prevent you from holding the facility accountable for negligence. “Liking” something on Facebook could sign you on to a legally binding contract that you’ve never read.
“What’s all that white stuff?” Perley recalled asking the doctor. “Well, he goes, ‘Normally, it would all be red, but your mother is trying to kill you. What is she cooking with?’” Chicken fat, Perley told him.
“His advice to me was either to learn to cook or leave my mother. I said, ‘I’m not leaving my mother, I’m 14 years old.’ I had to survive so I learned to cook. To this day I’m a pretty good cook. I just can’t cook for 100 people. I’d go crazy.”
He said he has “culinary ADD,” hence the reason for introducing “fish duets.” The duet is where diners can order two half-portions of fish for $28. It’s a brilliant idea.
“Even if I’m at Le Bernardin, halfway through my fish—and it’s great fish—I’m a little bored. … A lot of people seem to share my disease of ADD and everybody digs [the fish duets],” Perley said.
First things first. Le Pescadeux is a made-up word and doesn’t mean anything. But get on board. It’s a delicious journey.
The captain of the ship is Mr. Gregarious, aka Chuck Perley, with an actor’s big personality and a Canadian’s down-to-earth demeanor.
He’s apt to call you “my darling” on the first meeting and attributes his civic virtues (like paying the bills on time) to his Canadian heritage.
Le Pescadeux, a charming little SoHo restaurant, follows the French culinary migration, from the Canadian Maritimes through Quebec, down the Eastern seaboard on through to Louisiana.
is apparently one of the most popular follow-up questions to a “hello” in Colorado
In Colorado, it’s “Where do you ski? (hike/mountain bike/fish)?” And it’s never asked after noon on Friday because everybody is already en route.
lol and this one explains a lot
From the Bay area: "What will we be eating?/what smells great?/what did you bring?" (Long conversation follows about similar things eaten)
Youve heard of conflict diamonds. This is conflict gum arabic. And youre drinking it and chewing it and eating it.