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Raleigh NC (Part the Second) : Industry Night in the Triangle (the Sketch)

Even with a big kitchen, the crowd spilleth over.

Even with a big kitchen, the crowd spilleth over.

Head Count: 26

The Crowd: Doctors, lawyers, food fiends, brewers, book folk, reporters, well-fed tech folk, bakers, local chefs, line cooks, descendents of a famous Marquis, cutlery experts, best 8-year-old sous chef EVER.

Bean Batches: 3 (2/1 meaty to non)

The Stove:. Electric disks, plenty of room itn the kitchen

Quotes of the night (appropriately out of context):

“The walls are carpeted. It’s a cat’s wet dream to live in this place.” — Dean McCord, Esq.

“I ain’t a country cook. You want that, YOU go ask your MAWmaw” — April McGregor (quoting her mother with total attitude and SERIOUS Oprah neck)

“That’s more Chapel Hill people than I’ve seen in Raleigh in while. It was like the UN.” — Heather Hesketh

“I’m really not that full.”
(two bites later)
“I’m miserable. I can’t stand it. That wall is always one bite away, isn’t it?”
– Phoebe Lawless

Admirer: “Nice loafers. Are those nickels?”
Bill Smith: “Well no… they’re yen.”

“You know, we’ve had a lot of spillage tonight.” Dr. Marcella McCord, during cleanup triage

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