aThe best, funniest, most revealing inside look at the restaurant biz since Anthony Bourdainas Kitchen Confidential.a aJay McInerney With a new foreword by Mario Batali Joe Bastianich is unquestionably one of the most successful restaurateurs in Americaaif not the world. So how did a nice Italian boy from Queens turn his passion for food and wine into an empire? In Restaurant Man, Joe charts a remarkable journey that first began in his parentsa neighborhood eatery. Along the way, he shares fascinating stories about his establishments and his superstar chef par tnersahis mother, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali. Ever since Anthony Bourdain whet literary palates with Kitchen Confidential, restaurant memoirs have been mainstays of the bestseller lists. Serving up equal parts rock ana roll and hard-ass business reality, Restaurant Man is a compelling ragu-to-riches chronicle that foodies, businessmen, and aspiring restauranteurs alike will be hankering to read.Because I think having nice, clean, new toilet seats is a small investment that goes a long way. Toilet seats cost only twenty bucks apiece.Eversee a toilet seat in a restaurant withnicks onit? Againarevolting. Youwould be amazed abouttheanbsp;...
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