KICKS IN MY KITCHEN

The kitchen is where a chef (like David Chang) turns the everyday into something completely new.

 Romaine and walnut bagna cauda

Romaine and walnut bagna cauda

The kitchen is also where Bill Bowerman using his wife's waffle iron created an outsole with a gridded pattern and grip traction, completely new at that time.

 Bill Bowerman at a Eugene lab circa 1980.

Bill Bowerman at a Eugene lab circa 1980.

FOOD and FOOTWEAR

Creativity in the kitchen can lead you to creating a new dish, or a new breakthrough in footwear.