“But you’re one of the most well-known places in New York for dumplings,” I said.
There was a brief silence on the other line, then an incredulous laugh, or a choking sound not unlike a hoarse sob.
“I had no idea,” he almost lamented.
“You don’t know about your reputation online? I asked.
“How can I? I don’t have time to look at the computer. I get home so late, and I wake up so early, I barely have time to sleep. I only sleep five to six hours a day.”
(via The Story Behind Great Taste’s ‘Five Dumplings for a Dollar’ Deal | Feet in 2 Worlds)
I found this really powerful. The city’s food scene: as tantalizing as it is brutal.