Patricia: We have boxes of onions and
José: And things like mozzarella, the
beans when they have them, the bread.
Patricia: Lots of fruits, vegetables,
cheeses. ;e cheese guy is fantastic.
Do you go out to eat much at
restaurants in Bethesda?
José: We don’t.
Patricia: We used to go out. We were
just talking the other day [about] how
we haven’t been going out that often
lately because José is traveling. When
he comes [home], we usually do more
dinners at home than going out.
Do you go out to lunch at all in
Patricia: I’m running around all day. I
don’t have much time usually to stop for
lunch. Sometimes I just go to Jaleo. Jaleo
Bethesda is almost like my other dining
Do you cook a lot at home?
Patricia: José cooks. I feed my family.
Which is di;erent. And then José comes,
and he’s like, ‘So, what are you making
here?’ [She gestures toward him.]
José: Don’t touch me.
Patricia: You are so funny. How were my
Patricia: You ate them all.
Is she a good cook?
Patricia: I have no idea how to cook.
José: After 25 years. ;at’s great. ;at’s
going to be good for this story.
How about you, José, do you cook at
Patricia: He loves to cook at home.
I saw on Instagram that you recently
made sea urchin.
José: For Jacques Pepin. He was in town.
But what about when you’re just
cooking for your family?
José: ;ey like sea urchin, too.
Patricia: We love sea urchin, absolutely.
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