The art of dining is a crucial art that is being lost to today’s pandemic. Restaurants are closing everywhere. We want to help.
“So, you halve the peeled pear as you halve your life in two and cut out the core of it.” Christopher Bowen meditates on the covid-caused demise of his career as a chef.
Christopher Bowen is the author of the chapbook We Were Giants, the novella When I Return to You, I Will Be Unfed, and the non-fiction Debt. He was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Faulkner-Wisdom Novella Competition and honorable mention in the 45th New Millennium Writing Awards in the non-fiction category. He blogs from Burning River.
Breaking the Ice
Three readings to always come back to:
- You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
- Tumble Home by Amy Hempel
- Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Favourite food to trade a kingdom for:
A favorite food of mine is southern comfort food: a good chili and cornbread with sour cream, scallions, and shredded cheese on a chilly day.