In Overheard, we're sharing all of the best tidbits we couldn't help picking up on—from smart tips on the Hotline to funny quotes heard around the water cooler and more.
Here at Food52, we use HipChat to stay connected—we chat to cut down on email, give quick office updates, and, you know, give away broth and fat slices of Wagyu. Sometimes a day's worth of conversations reads like an amaglam of P.S.A.s, and sometimes it plays out like found poetry. We're sharing the latter with you. And with that, here's a minute-by-minute look at Food52 life this week:
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6:51 AMMichael Hoffman: Release going out right now. 1:30 PMHaley Sonneland: anyone know someone who works at conde nast traveler? 1:32 PMAmanda Sims: I do 1:44 PMAli Slagle: fig, chocolate, oatmeal cookies in the staff kitchen! 2:45 PMLeslie Stephens: @here delicious vietnamese chicken and mango salad in the team fridge! have if for lunch now or take it home for dinner! :) 2:53 PMDerek Laughren: I have two hard boiled eggs if anybody is in the market 3:22 PMHaley Sonneland: anyone know the name of the messenger service we use? 3:22 PMBridget Williams: zipments? 3:23 PMDerek Laughren: I have five quarts of chicken broth that need a good home. 3:23 PMBridget Williams: i'd love some chicken broth! 3:25 PMMicki Balder: Oo I'd take some too @DerekLaughren 3:40 PMDerek Laughren: @MickiBalder @BridgetWilliams It's in the freezer cooling down—they're labelled chicken broth 5/19 3:55 PMDerek Laughren: Did anybody happen to take or move the wagyu sausages from the test kitchen fridge? 5:03 PMHaley Sonneland: Important information on the man always looking for a girlfriend on street signs cc @KenziWilbur 5:05 PMLeslie Stephens: "After a couple hundred dates and 161 hookups in the past eight months" wow did not see that one coming 5:05 PMMicki Balder: seriously! 5:05 PMHaley Sonneland: Ya that was a little TMI 5:06 PMMichael Hoffman: Not that he's keeping track 5:09 PMKenzi Wilbur: @LeslieStephens i just highlighted the exact same quote to paste here. also, presumptuous: "I learned more about women than women know about themselves" 5:34 PMDerek Laughren: Wagyu tasting happening now. 5:39 PMBridget Williams: um, everyone, please try this Wagyu