We are having a conversation between Mark Baratto and Chef Richard.
MARK: This is the Backyards of Key West podcast; my name is Mark Baratto and we are with Chef Richard. Chef Richard, welcome to the show. Let me paint the picture for the people on the listening end here. We are right at 728 Simonton and you walk on the street and it looks to be like this was an old cottage. Right? You walk up to the stoop from the outside and it looks like a cottage and you walk inside and you have 9-10 tables and reminds me of going and growing up in New York City and going off the beaten path and finding these little tiny cute restaurants with some old grandmother, not that you’re an old grandmother, but some old grandmother would be in there cooking. It’s like a bring your own wine and then I’m making a Pasta Fazool (Pasta e Fagioli) and then she’d be cooking whatever she would want to cook that day and then that’s how it was. So, you walk in, it’s like the kitchen is right there next to where people will be sitting so you really smelling the flavors and then here, I see Chef Richard. He’s here and what were you cooking? Short ribs?
RICHARD: Braising short ribs for tonight.Continue reading