Yeah, sure, kale, we know. From salads to popsicles to Beyonce’s T-shirt, kale has seemingly taken over. And I’m bored with it. Or at least I thought I was.
Let’s discuss Chef Josef Centeno. He is one of the most lauded chefs in the US, with three restaurants (Bäco Mercat, Bar Amá, and Orsa & Winston) all blocks away from each other in downtown Los Angeles, offering gangbuster good food that extends from the zeitgeist of his Tex-Mex upbringing.
Have you ever become fixated with a restaurant to the point that you pull every string, call every hour, wait for cancellations, and sit with bated breath by your phone, wishing-hoping-thinking-praying that they call?
Staying ahead of the curve in the dining scene is one of those mildly competitive foodie things that I’m embarrassed to admit that I thrive on. But I do. Ridiculously, shamefully, truly.