PS 7′s Chef de Cuisine Andrew Markert Shares His Ink

“Die and Get the F*ck Out of the Way,” “Polished Turd,” and “Hat Full of Sh*t (For Cletus)” are just a few of the charming little ditties you’ll find on Agoraphobic Nosebleed’s 1998 debut Honky Reduction. The grindcore extremists are all about the shock value, which is why the album’s cover features a Stepford wife in a butcher’s apron with a cleaver in one hand and freshly carved steak in the other. This was the inspiration for the giant pro-carnivore tattoo running down the ribcage of PS 7′s chef de cuisine Andrew Markert, despite the fact that he has never heard a single Agoraphobic Nosebleed song. “It’s heavy, heavy death metal,” he says. “Not really my genre.”

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Bourbon Steak’s Will Morris’ Tattoos Tell Of Staging, Cancer

DSC05738Will Morris, the executive sous chef at Bourbon Steak, got his first tattoo when he was 16 — “a stupid little dragon on my thigh” — and he’s gone on to get around 60 percent of his body tattooed. Some are souvenirs from his travels. The three stars are mementos from staging at a Michelin one star (Nobu), a two star (Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons) and a three star (The Oak Room, under Marco Pierre White). “The best year of my life; the loneliest year of my life; the scariest year of my life,” says Morris. “But something that I will always treasure.”

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