"When you’ve only got a few ingredients, quality matters."

How to Make a Better Spaghetti Carbonara by Ruth Reichl

pasta advice that doubles for life advice.

"I can teach a chimp how to make linguini and clams. I can’t teach a chimp to dream about it and think about how great it is. Although the skills aren’t hard to learn, finding the happiness and finding the satisfaction and finding fulfillment in continuously serving somebody else something good to eat, is what makes a really good restaurant."
 spaghetti in parchment w/ clams

Clams + Linguine