kitchen work is a printed, quarterly journal of food and the table, the pantry and the wine cellar, gardens and farms and markets, dining rooms and cafeterias. Stories from big kitchens and small kitchens, about cooking, the business of food and the state of restaurants, about family and friends and strangers. What and how we eat and drink.



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New Orleans Day 2

The oldest memories I have of the early years of my relationship with my father are of him playing a clarinet. I think it must have been 1980 and his tenth reunion at Dartmouth College in Hanover New Hampshire that was taking place on a warm summer weekend. I was eight years-old and my sister was six and my parents were just in their early thirties and I remember wandering around in a haze from one sunny…



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