dYIng

22Apr10

The slow death of Foodyi is killing me too. Suddenly I’ve lost that perspective that allows me to write whatever I feel (grammatical errors and all), whatever I want to say out loud without seeming consequences. But now that it has some bearing on my “professional” (and it has.. Brad if you’re reading this…hi) life, I’ve become a more nervous and doubting writer. Instead of imposing the seriousness of food as a subject at work onto my creative writing process, I should have  used my writing as more of an escape. Which I did for awhile.. and then it got to me. And then I got them confused. And then I got to where I am now.. writing once a month. Maybe it’s time for a new blog for a new perspective. Have you read The Food Whore? I think she does a great job recounting the day’s events as a chef in a restaurant kitchen. But I don’t know if I can handle doing it anonymously…I like associating myself with my writing. It’s not just a forum for funny stories for me…I don’t know I have to think about it for a bit.

In the meantime, I’ve moved on professionally. I’m at a new restaurant cooking new food with new people. New stories and new techniques to learn. SO much to learn.. and I’m stoked. So stoked…

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6 Responses to “dYIng”

  1. 1 smelly

    You still sound sad in your writing. Sorry if my desire to live vicariously through you is causing you un-needed blog stress.

    Good luck, and shoot me a non blog email if you wanna chat about stuff…

    love you…

  2. 2 rachel

    No more Public? Sara will be heartbroken! 🙂

  3. 3 the running man

    Foodyi is dead! long live Foodyi!

  4. 4 smelly

    so are you one of the chefs that everybody gets to watch at the bar cooking? how fun!!!

  5. 5 foodyi

    Sorry i don’t mean to sound sad.. I’m actually really happy. Although yes, sad I can’t offer you regular updates, because my ass loves my couch too much.

    I WILL be in an open kitchen, so WHEN you come visit me you can see me at the new place 🙂

  6. Good for you Amy. It’s been some time, but coming back here makes me want to make that mac n’ cheese again. I’ll let you know how it turns out.


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