Paolo was exhausted. Following a huge turnout the night before in our New York store, a two-hour drive to my house to spend the night, a 9AM meeting and interview with Philadelphia’s most influential food writer, then the all-day tasting; he was spent.
He was telling me (on our way to pick up sushi for a quiet dinner at home; Fuji in Haddonfield, in case you’re interested) how old he was feeling, and how tired he was. And it got me thinking.
I took a short detour down Tanner Street in Haddonfield, and pulled up in front of Quaker Shoe […]