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I doubt I’d ever do television to the extent that, say, Gordon Ramsay has.
I appreciate people who are happy.
I learned so much more prepping vegetables than I ever did in cooking school.
Everyone tries to compare cooks to rock stars. I see more comparisons to the fashion world.
Yes, natural is good and healthy, and whole foods are important. However, experimentation is important, too.
I constantly think I’m a fraud – that this success is not warranted or justified.
I really don’t care for the proper chef coat.
I’ve never bribed my way into a restaurant. I’ve never slipped a C-note or greased a palm. In truth, I’ve never even considered it. I’ve assumed, of course, that people do such things.
I think the best restaurants in America should be in California.
I think that the Japanese – and I do love Japanese cuisine and adore Japanese food culture – I think that they’re going to plow through the entire world‘s fishing. They’re going to eat everything anyways.
Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.
There are many things to admire about Japan but this is the one thing I love the most and probably the only time I eat breakfast. Fish, eggs, soup, salad, veggies; all in the tiniest bites. It’s a full meal, but it’s so refreshing.
The process and organization leading up to cooking the egg can tell you a lot about the cook.
Momofuku is not me. It’s everyone. I’m just the facade. We have to exceed expectations and be our harshest critics.
Be careful what you wish for – getting to be a successful business and maintaining it is so hard. Anyone can be good one night; being good over several years is incredibly difficult.
I don’t like eating in restaurants.
The livelihood of the restaurant is dependent upon getting the word out.
‘Tampopo’s amazing. I think it’s an absolutely fantastic movie, but I don’t think it captures for me the meaning of food.