Joshua Skenes


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  • Words by Andrea Petrini
  • Photos by Damien Maloney

Just like a baby born outside the sacred bond of marriage, the article you are reading is also a “love child”. At the end of a long, troubled pregnancy, it nearly did not see light due to a forced miscarriage that followed a collective email sent to all members of the dysfunctional GELINAZ! family; involuntary accomplices of a failed conception.

Danny Bowien’s tone in New York was final. “The language used in chef Skenes’ email is unacceptable. I will no longer be participating in this. Andrea, call me. “The Accused? San Franciscan Joshua Skenes, star of the Saison restaurant. Charged with and guilty of a racist slip of the tongue…

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