Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I have a quiet confidence and a romantic nature. I will open doors
for you and make you soup when you are sick. The little things are
not lost on me. I appreciate the subtle. I am thoughtful and will
listen but I will find myself lost in my own thoughts occasionally.
I will howl at the moon with you and roar with laughter. I'm
creative and have achieved things that I am quite proud of. I can
be charming and witty; quirky and playful. I am not simple.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am a chef/restaurateur. I own three restaurants and a bar in
Oakland and another restaurant in Berkeley. Hopefully they're one
of your favorites. I like them.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Creating restaurants and bars. Cooking. Creating perfect days.
Itinerary planning. Finding good places to eat and go. Traveling
the world and finding the offbeat and the beautiful.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Sly grin. Smiling eyes. I might be up to no good. I probably
actually AM up to no good.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Love in the Time of Cholera. To Kill a Mockingbird.
Hemingway. New York Trilogy. Confederacy of Dunces. Einstein's
Dreams. Mrs. Dalloway. Crime and Punishment. Geek Love. The
Corrections. Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Underworld. Harry Potter.
Divine Comedy. Fitzgerald. The Magus.
Movies: Talented Mr. Ripley. Tampopo. Godfather. Nightmare Before
Christmas. After Hours. Midnight in Paris. Dreams. Pan's Labrynth.
House of Yes. City of Lost Children. 8 Women. 8 1/2. Minority
Report. The Shining. Vertigo. Mulholland Drive. Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Silence of the Lambs. Princess Bride. The Cook the Thief his Wife
and her Lover. Star Wars. Best in Show. The Incredibles. 400 Blows.
Music: Amy Winehouse. Lauryn Hill. The Smiths. . The Cure. Cake.
Nina Simone. Carla Bruni. Roy Orbison. Grizzly Bear. Billie
Holliday. Siouxie and the Banshees. The Police. Arctic Monkeys.
Food: Everything except apples bananas or pears.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
salt. great hotels in great cities. a really good cappuccino.
pencils and notebooks. cereal. old buildings with beautiful bones.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
my next project. how to fill my day. my writings. recipes.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
working (overseeing the restaurants) eating ridiculously good food.
drinking. laughing. taking it all in. watching napkins being
folded. pretending to work. watching food being cooked, plated and
I’m looking for
- Girls who like guys
- Ages 25–34
- Near me
- Who are single
- For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
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You are interesting, funny, smart and enjoy going out and having
adventures. You enjoy a life less ordinary.
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