New York City’s storied Chelsea Hotel isn’t famous for its rooms, but for the people who slept inside them. It housed everyone from writer Mark Twain to painter Jackson Pollock, from musicians Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin to writer Arthur Clarke. Dylan was in 211 and Andy Warhol shot ‘Chelsea Girls’ in a room with her. Oscar Wilde, Dylan Thomas, Salvador Dalì, Arthur Miller, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, Jack Kerouac, Sid Vicious were there too.
In 2012, the iconic hotel closed and new owners started to renovate. The hotel’s doors were planned to be thrown out.
Jim Georgiou sells old records on the corner of 23rd Street and 7th Avenue and decided they should be recovered, so now they’re on display in a New York City gallery.
Have you ever recovered anything from trash ? I hate wasting and throwing out things that could still be used. “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is so true to me. Most of all I hate wasting food. That’s why I cook small servings and I don’t blindly trust best-before dates on food packages.
And, of course, I eat left-overs. So these are polpette from yesterday 🙂