"That notion of feeling imprisoned by circumstances or one’s own desires and drives is so fundamental to noir."
"The bartender in Cuenca set the plate before us and we beheld a huge pig mask."
"The memory of colonialism in the Middle East has certainly not been erased."
"This is when it finally dawned on me that one couldn't write like Gogol or Stendhal or Proust in today's world."
"Readers are looking for books that will explore India's transformation and rise and not condescend."
"It's not about being the first, it's about conceptualizing."
"The brother of Ferran, Albert Adria is a chef in his own right."
“It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.”