And what’s with the German battleship?
Sunday mornings reading Parade magazine has been a favorite pastime of mine for more years than I care to mention. Even though Walter Scott is long gone, I still keep the habit of ripping open the newspaper’s Sunday supplement package and going straight to Parade.
This morning’s May 19 issue doesn’t feature a hot actress or a feature on what people earn. Refreshingly, it features a senior chief petty officer of the United States Navy, Derrick Davenport — named Chef of the Year by the Pentagon — and uses him to highlight the impressive renaissance of turning military chow into something that legitimately aspires to be called cuisine.
But the headline, “How Do You Feed An Army?” didn’t reference senior chief culinary specialist (SS)’s naval service. And when I turned to the story beginning on page 7, there was a nice headline, “Top Gun Chef,” surrounded by cool graphics of naval things and kitchen implements. More