Why I Left The Restaurant Industry

I used to be a restaurant chef. I hated it. Not because it wasn’t fulfilling…. It was. I actually thrived in it. It was hot, fast-paced, and loud. And I loved it. I was able to overcome the chaos and dive deep within myself to find clarity, peace, and creativity. I was nicknamed “ninja” because … Continue reading Why I Left The Restaurant Industry

Pumpkin and Berbere-Spiced Lentils with Shaved Apple-Brussels Sprout Salad

If there is one thing that my wife and I love more than eating food, it's eating ethnic food — and Ethiopian food is one of our absolute favorites. I knew I was falling in love with her when I took her out for Ethiopian food when we were first dating. There are few women who would enjoy eating curry with … Continue reading Pumpkin and Berbere-Spiced Lentils with Shaved Apple-Brussels Sprout Salad