brunch http://wamc.org en "Memoir of the Sunday Brunch" by Julia Pandl http://wamc.org/post/memoir-sunday-brunch-julia-pandl <p></p><p>For Julia Pandl, the rite of passage into young-adulthood included mandatory service at her family’s restaurant, where she watched as her father—who was also the chef—ruled with the strictness of a drill sergeant.</p><p>At age twelve, Julie was initiated into the rite of the Sunday brunch, a weekly madhouse at her father’s Milwaukee-based restaurant, where she and her eight older siblings before her did service in a situation of controlled chaos, learning the ropes of the family business and, more important, learning life lessons that would shape them for all the years to come.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53929 at http://wamc.org "Memoir of the Sunday Brunch" by Julia Pandl