Tyler Mitchell has worked hard to rebuild his life after his family kicked him out. A culinary student and sous chef who spends his spare time volunteering with kids, he's happy enough even though he has no time to consider a relationship.
Trevor Pratt is finally getting over losing the one person he wanted to spend the rest of his life with, but it's taken screwing every cute guy in Manhattan to get there. He's vowed to repair the friendship he broke along the way, but that's hard to do when his friend's new employee catches his eye. Despite being warned to stay away from Tyler, Trevor turns on the charm.
Romance is a terrible idea. Trevor is ten years older and a relentless playboy. Tyler is still unsure of his place in the world. Neither of them is ready for life-changing love, but as things heat up, their chemistry in the bedroom might just take that decision out of their hands.
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Romance fans looking for heat will want to get into the kitchen of the fictional Seattle bistro where 20-year-old Tyler Mitchell works. Tyler's parents kicked him out when they discovered he was gay. He roamed the streets until Bistro 30 co-owners James Lassiter and Ethan Martin took him in. Now Tyler is in culinary school, trying to focus on his career. But Ethan's ex, wealthy Trevor Pratt, visits from New York City and immediately takes a liking to the young sous-chef. The plot evolves with a good balance of tension as Tyler and Trevor endeavor to build a relationship despite the distance between them. Tyler must overcome his street-kid defensiveness, and Trevor needs to tone down his extravagant and privileged lifestyle. James and Ethan also have to pull back from mother-henning their ward and trust Tyler to make his own decisions. There is just enough to savor in this sweet yet salty story.