Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy

A writing respite

Cooking and writing are fun. It is time for more cooking fun. The Bistro menu is getting a facelift –  the best steak tartare anywhere with...
Sean Murphy

Fish fraud

It’s getting hot. You can tell by looking at the little British kids. Brits believe we coddle our children. They let them run around out there...
Sean Murphy

Musicians and restaurants

I chose not to have musicians play in my restaurants. Patrons gather at our tables for memorable conversation over great food. Live musicians are not generally...
Sean Murphy

A belated Mother’s Day missive

People ask me if my mom taught me how to cook. Truth is my mom was a lovely person, but she could not cook worth...
Sean Murphy

My restaurant start – part 3

My first day as a caterer at the Canada Summer Games was not an auspicious day. I had organized a crew of 60 fellow teens...
Sean Murphy

The start of my restaurant career – part 2

I started my restaurant career in a stadium. At 17, I was hired by Chef Gunther to organize the vending of souvenir key chains and...
Sean Murphy

My start in the restaurant business – part 1

I started my career in the restaurant business at the top. It was all about politics and nepotism. The Canada Summer Games was coming to Halifax. The...