A hot grill is just like a radio control board - what comes off it depends on the skill of the person behind it. The main difference, of course, is that my undercooked thoughts will not give you salmonella. The Diner's technical aspects rest in the capable hands of depends on the myriad abilities of Jeremy, our Cook - a stupendously agreeable and talented fellow whose interjections are invaluable to the Diner. He's not smiling in the picture because, like your host, he doesn't like to smile for the camera, but trust me: he's a merry man, if a bit overworked.

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Born 1972; Nearly Died, 1998, due to an exploded pancreas that put him in a quasi-coma for a month. Brown Institute graduate 1995. St. Paulite. Hobbies: Reading, some roleplaying, Star Wars & Star Trek memorabilia collecting, cooking big meals, appreciating red beer. Not married, but that will change soon: he's engaged! Favorite authors: Hunter S. Thompson, P.J. O'Rourke, C. S. Lewis, Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, any book on Klingons and anything related to submarines.