Hospitality king Danny Meyer joined his longtime business partner Michael Romano recently for a great Google Talk that’s full of sensei-like Meyerisms (“You can make more customers happy if you put your customers second”) and fun stories about memorable meals the two have shared over the years. Warning: Tales of traveling through Europe, racking up Michelin-star meals while researching menus for Union Square Cafe in the pre-Internet era, will make you wildly jealous. The two veterans also talk about Romano’s new book with Karen Stabiner, Family Meal, which details the staff meals at USHG restaurants like Maialino, the Modern, and Gramercy Tavern.

[via Eater]