Research shows diners spend more money when downtempo music is playing, which may be why frequent restaurant-goers know every word of Norah Jones' debut album. But what's playing behind the kitchen doors is almost always faster, louder and cruder. In this occasional series, we ask local chefs to share their cooking playlists with us.
Today, Sam Crannell presents his listening picks. The LloydMartin chef's partial to soul, metal and a danceable beat; it's no surprise a guy who works in a very small kitchen has a deep appreciation of C + C Music Factory's "Gonna Make You Sweat."