Playing With My Food ~
A journal about food, thought, travel, and life; by Chef & Raconteur Chaz French.

Mother

Ma Jaya - Fire Puja

This is a poem I wrote which later became a song, it was written many years ago for my teacher Guru Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati.  I am posting it here tonight as a wish that she gets well soon. Mother I go to sleep, you are there I wake up, you are with me I […]

I Think That It’s A Good Day

Then...

I think that it’s a good day to call family and catch up I think that it’s a good day to go to the beach I think that it’s a good day for a barbecue with friends I think that it’s a good day to help those less fortunate than you I think that it’s […]

Another journey begins

Today I got my 2nd tattoo, I wanted a simple black band, no adornment, nothing tribal, or from another culture… I wanted something simple and plain.  Turns out simple isn’t easy, or cheap… When it was finished, I loved it immediately, and as I was going home I thought about what more I could do […]

Fashion! Turn to the left, Fashion! Turn to the right, Oooh, fashion!

It’s Fashion Week in NYC and mostly what that means to me is it’s a real pain in the ass to get to my favorite coffee place. This time though there’s something special going on, a tribute to the awesome career of Valentino Garavani. The exhibit called “The Red Thread” is only open for one […]

24:21 of Perfect Techno

I’ve always been a big fan of the British Techno band Sunscreem. From their first single “Love U More” from the album “O3″ through numerous remixes, over several albums “Change or Die,” “New Dark Times,” and several compilations “Looking At You – The Club Anthems” “Ten Mile Bank”, “Out of the Woods”, and sporadic singles […]