Newsletters

I would like to receive the following free email newsletters:

Newsletter Signup
  1. Bridal Party
  2. Dining Out
  3. Kliman Online
  4. Photo Ops
  5. Shop Around
  6. Where & When
  7. Well+Being
  8. Learn more
Chefs Tell All: Smoking, Vices, and Hangover Cures
For our January issue, we asked 24 chefs to give their candid—and anonymous—opinions on overrated colleagues, underappreciated restaurants, embarrassing ingredients, and nightmare customers. We're posting the results throughout the month.
Comments () | Published January 21, 2011

Your biggest vice?

“Whiskey and women.”

“Pasta at midnight.”

“Watching Ultimate Fighting Championship."

What’s the first thing you do after leaving the kitchen?

“A shot of Jameson, no question. Jameson loves the food industry.”

“Go get a cup of oolong green tea from Starbucks in Chevy Chase.”

“A bath with salts to relax my legs.”

Your hangover cure?

“Excedrin and Adderall—together.”

“Spinning class.”

“Weissbier and orange juice.”

Do you smoke?

80 percent: No.

“It kills your taste buds.”

Chefs Tell All: What They Think of Critics 

Chefs Tell All: The Best and Hardest Chefs to Work For

Chefs Tell All: Embarrassing Kitchen Ingredients and Fast-Food Choices

This article appears in the January issue of The Washingtonian.

Subscribe to Washingtonian
Follow Washingtonian on Twitter

Follow the Best Bites Bloggers on Twitter at twitter.com/bestbitesblog

More>> Best Bites Blog | Food & Dining | Restaurant Finder

 

 

Categories:

Food & Drink
Subscribe to Washingtonian
Posted at 02:48 PM/ET, 01/21/2011 RSS | Print | Permalink | Washingtonian.com Articles