Alyssa Shelasky talks 'Apron Anxiety'
From dating blogger to Grub Street, author shares her Apron Anxiety
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Poised with perfect hair, the year-old New York editor for Grub Street chatted with me about her new book, which is taken from her personal blog of the same name. How do you feel about having your life out there so clearly? The problem is that when you write alyssa shelasky dating chef story about your life, there are a lot of characters beside yourself.
Alyssa shelasky dating chef was concerned, especially because there is a love story that sort of threads throughout the book and the guy, I call him chef…. But we all know who that is. Yes, we all know who that is. How did Chef react? He is a good guy and a good friend. Once he was okay with the pages—he read it and signed off on it—then I felt really positive about the whole experience. You and Chef were together when you started writing this, is that right?
Yeah, I pretty much write the book in real time. When I got my book alyssa shelasky dating chef, it was going to be a very book. It was going to be about how I learned to cook, my chef relationship, and how it put us right back on track and everything works itself out. So, when we did break up, I was still at the beginning stages of the book. We like you and your voice and your journey.
What is the hardest thing about dating a chef? After I broke up with Chef, I dated a couple more chefs. I think what I realized is that they never give you what you need so you always end up alyssa shelasky dating chef more. With many guys, it was like a kiss of death if they were too easy. Whatever it is, you are left in the position of aching for more from them. And you almost get addicted to that. Somehow, that attracted me to them. Plus, they are generally all good in bed—not that I slept with many—but past that, they all have their own set of issues.
How do you feel now that the book is done and out? I got through half the book and it sort of hit me that I really like my book. I feel like I am sort of betraying my kind by having a good sense of self, but, I like it. Once I got to the point that this is cool and I am proud of it, the rest seems easy. Like if I get good reviews, if people come to my book party, whatever. I had to let go because I am comfortable with it. Do you still write about dating? I would be fine never writing about dating again.
The dating blog I did about five years ago. It was a bad call on my part. I assumed that once that job ran its course, I would never write about my love life again, but obviously not. Are you in a relationship now? Yes, I have a great, great boyfriend who is not a chef. He is a doctor and he has been really super cool that I alyssa shelasky dating chef a book coming about that is 75 percent about a love affair with another man.
Did he read it? He read it in the first two weeks we were dating. Either you will be okay with it or not. Would you ever date a chef again? I think I am done. I think I found the person I want to spend the rest of my life with. Do you still try to cook? There is so much going on and I have a lot of my mind, so this morning, I just threw myself in the kitchen and baked blueberry muffins.