LNH20: LNH20 Comics Presents #7: The Spoon of Destiny Saga Part 7

Lalo Martins lalo.martins at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 01:27:24 PST 2012

quoth Saxon Brenton as of Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:12:08 +0000:
> Andrew Perron replied:
> [...]
>>> What the lemurs hadn't expected was that the cook would return from
>>> the storage pantry and see them. "Hey!" The trio froze and stared at
>>> the cook. The cook stared at the lemurs.
>> Hmmmm... now I'm thinking of who this would be. I've been rolling
>> around something about someone who has "the power to create food
>> deserts", but how would that even work... organic... something...
> I did briefly consider naming him Four-Star-Michelin-Cook Man, if that's
> any help.

A little more silver-age, but: how about The Cook Supreme?

Trained by Zen-Chef monks in the hidden city of Sugary-La, he can reverse-
engineer any recipe just by tasting the dish, and even then his version 
usually comes out better; he has an instinctive understanding of 
ingredients, the chemical and physical reactions of cooking, and all else 
involved in the art of cooking. Further, by looking into somebody's eyes, 
he can not only sense that person's usual tastes, but even momentary 
cravings and needs either due to mood or the body being in need of 
certain nutrients. People don't usually order; they walk by, say hello, 
and come back one hour later when they're hungry to find the best 
possible dish waiting for them.

He came to the West intending to be a sort of ambassador of Sugary-La. 
Arriving in Netropolis, the first version of the plan was to open a 
restaurant, but the process of trying to find a venue, register the 
business, buy equipment and furniture, sanitary inspection, and all that 
got him disillusioned with western capitalism and bureaucracy. Then he 
learnt about the LNH and the rest is history. Very very tasty history.

-- Lalo “gorgeous, delicious, Deculture!” Martins

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