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  • "'I know these people!' was my first impression, drawing an immediate parallel between the gargantuan cellars of the Hotel X and the hangar-sized kitchen of the 1970s Rainbow Room, where I was then working as a tournant, buffet cook, prep flunky, and general dogsbody."

    —Anthony Bourdain, The Nasty Bits (New York: Bloomsbury, 2006), 96

    March 25, 2009