On those rare occasions when I have access to television, my process is short and sweet. 1) Check the Travel Channel for Anthony Bourdain. 2) Flip to Food Network and leave it.
Chefs fascinate me. They’re both artists and scientists, teachers and students. Since moving to Seattle, I’ve visited Pike Place Market on an almost-daily basis, always with an eye out for Mario Batali. No successful sighting yet, but that just means I’ve had time to plan how to surreptitiously snap a photo that makes it look as if we’re shopping for tomatoes together.
With the invitation to Saborea, Puerto Rico‘s “Culinary Extravaganza,” came the opportunity to stalk even more Food Network badasses. I practiced my stealthy iPhone camera attack moves in preparation.