Vegan Mozzarella Recipe, Open Doors & Shit Days




Last week I got to sit down with Brad Kent


You may know Brad from Olio’s Pizza and Bagel + Slice.


He’s basically at the same stage as Hot Tongue is for opening his doors.


It was so nice going back and forth about war stories of trying to open a pizza shop. It’s not fucking easy, and it seems
like the same things happen to different people.


Not that I wish any bad thing to happen to anyone, but it was almost a relief knowing I am not the only one who’s going through these
incredibly stressful hoops.


Anyway, Brad is fucking rad and his food looks amazing.


Check out Olio’s and Bagel and Slice!





I haven’t been able to find any time to write down my new recipes!


Instead, I wanted to share this vegan mozzarella recipe that’s super good.


Check it out here!



I had a shit week last week.


Literally, my dog shit on my living room floor, then my Roomba ran it over and spread shit all over my house. That was just a fraction of the shit that hit the fan last week.


I was talking to one of my best friends and they said something I really liked. They said,


When I’m having a shitty day I repeat to myself. ‘Bad day, good life’.


It’s easy to get caught up with what’s right in front of my face, especially in the hospitality industry.


Once I can pan out of the shot and see the whole picture, that’s when shit in my Roomba is more funny than it is maddening.


Life isn’t easy, I wouldn’t want it to be. Sometimes it’s gonna be a bad day, but I know I have a good life.



Here is actual video of a typical night in New York City before covid hit.

Love, crust, and pizza dust,

Alex Koons

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