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Daily Bruin article on female chefs

PaulF Nov 30, 2006 04:07 PM

Saw this in today's Daily Bruin (the UCLA school paper) and thought some would find it interesting ...

http://dailybruin.com/news/articles.a...

She's seen it all.

Restaurateur and chef Suzanne Goin encountered the refrigerator that "stank like bloody hell" in a restaurant kitchen in southwest France.

"So this is where they keep the dead bodies," she joked to herself, wondering what the contents were.

The restaurant sat next to a river, and the menu featured "this from the river" and "that from the river," Goin said. But every morning, someone would drive across the border to Spain and restock it from a discount fish market.

Goin realized soon enough that the smelly fridge was not a morgue, but actually the official fish drawer from which they served unsuspecting customers every day ...

(can't print the whole article - copyright rule ... that's just a sample ...)

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    Griller Nov 30, 2006 04:46 PM

    The full article is pretty interesting, Paul. Thanks for posting.

    I wonder if serving poor quality foods is a primary reason so many American restaurants open and close so quickly?

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