“Our new album is called Nothing, because what would we be without women? It doesn’t matter if we’re white, black, gay, straight, hickory, pinstripe, alien—women are essential to our existence.”—Pharrell Williams on N.E.R.D.’s new album that drops September 7, 2010
Besides the plans we already discussed for San Francisco, what style of restaurant do you dream about opening next and where will it be?
I am so excited to be opening RN74 in Seattle next spring. The look and feel of the RN74 Seattle location will be similar to its San Francisco counterpart, as the same designers, Avroko, will be working with us again.
“We decided to cut the [beef fat] off in one chunk, season it and slow cook for 24 hours at 70°C, the way we cook our beef cheeks. The result was a piece of beef fat which could then be sliced and sauteed like pork belly or foie gras.”—
“The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance allowing police officers to issue $100 tickets to overserved tools who take the streets to fight, threaten, or generally get belligerent after closing time. The ordinance applies between midnight and 5 a.m. in the city’s nightlife districts. It’s been branded the “meat-head ordinance” (the city likes the hyphen; most grammarians do not).”—via Seattest