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‘Wich Hunting: Episode 10

Bob White Counter – East Village, New York About ‘Wich Hunting: Anthony and I have travelled the world eating everything from Balut in the Philippines to blood sausage in Argentina. In every destination there has always been a sandwich shop. Some were good and some were bad but they...

Eat | Breakfast

Hill Country Chicken • Manhattan

Sometimes you just need to hit a breakfast hard and fat. Hill Country Chicken makes it easy with their egg and fried chicken biscuit. I know what you are thinking – “No cheese?”. Trust me you don’t need cheese when it comes to this butter laden biscuit that holds together the...

‘Wich Hunting: Episode 3

Primanti Brothers – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Double stuffed, mile high sandwiches made with love for the last 79 years. Get there. About ‘Wich Hunting: Anthony and I have travelled the world eating everything from Balut in the Philippines to blood sausage in Argentina. In every...

Eat | Market

Food Store Tour #1

A few weekends ago I decided to take a gourmet food store tour as I meandered through my weekend errands. That’s a lie. I completely put off the errands so that I could jump from store to store on an eating extravaganza. I loved it and this won’t be the last. In fact, think of this as a...

Eat | Snack

Matter over Mind

View NYC Food Tour 1 in a larger map This blog has proven that I have a disposition to over indulge. It’s a problem and a constant battle between my brain and my waistline. I rationalize my decisions to stuff myself with the idea that the opportunity at hand is unique and once in a lifetime....

Eat | Culture

Winning Family BBQ

It’s nice to be family. That’s how Mike Mills started our conversation. Let’s back up a bit before we get to the swine. Just over a year ago I met Amy Mills, Mike’s daughter, down in Memphis at a talk she was giving about BBQ. Amy knows more about BBQ than anyone I know. A...

Eat | Lunch

Cured in Seattle

I never expected to find great salami in Seattle. But, I am a big Batali fan and I figured he had to learn from somewhere. Salumi is an Italian cured meat shop in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square run by Armandino Batali, Mario’s father. Armandino had a full career at Boeing as a...

Eat | Dinner

San Sebastian via 9th Ave.

I have had latin fever lately. I am not sure why, but I like it. Seems that given the choice my go to is a new taco join or tapas spot. Coverage of this current food fetish starts with Txikito Cocina Vasca. I originally discovered this spot because of it’s ranking on NY Mag’s Best Burger...

Eat | Dinner

Bathing and Eating

That headline may leave some of you a bit grossed out. Let me clear this up quickly. These two activities were not done simultaneously. Last Friday night started out with my first trip to the Russian and Turkish baths in the east village. It seems ridiculous that I had not visited this ancient...

Full of Moonstruck

Ant and I went for a quick hit last night at one of our staple spots in the city. The apt on 30th and 3rd has been in the family now for 12 years. In that time there has been a swinging door of friends, family and randoms occupying the bedrooms (and sometimes the living room…ehhhem, Tim). ...

Pig by the Pound

Last week was a doozy. Yesterday was no exception. Lots of eatin’. I ended the work week on a high note that took my belt back a notch. I don’t think there is much more to say that the video can’t explain. But, if for some reason you do have a question, drop it in the comments and...

Biriyani Redemption

There has been something bothering me for a long time now. Months to be exact. I have been around the world eating. I have ate in the dirtiest, weirdest, darkest, hottest, slowest, fastest, spiciest, freshest, coldest, strangest places I could find. I have ate on the street everywhere. Everywhere...

Eat | Home Cooking

The Risotto Challenge

Last Saturday I competed in the risotto challenge. Me and 14 other contestants went head to head for best dish. The challenge was a lot of fun and it was great to see so many familiar faces but also meet a bunch of new ones. I did not win, nor place, but I was doing it for the love of food and...

Eat | Dinner

Not the best per se, but $1300 tasty!

Last night I had what some might call an opportunity of a lifetime. Since Thomas Keller‘s Per Se restaurant opened in the famed Time Warner Center, a reservation has been as sought after in NYC as a yellow cab during a thunderstorm. My good friend Bennett scored a reservation and bestowed the...

Bromance Burger

Last night my buddies, Ross and Urbanos, met me at the Black Iron Burger Shop in the East Village. Ross, Matt and I decided to do a guy night, grab some burgers and catch up on all things work, play and potential. We all worked together back in the Digitas days. Matt is now at Scholastic and Ross...

Eat | Lunch

The 22 course lunch

It takes forever to get a reservation and it takes 3 hrs to eat once you do get one. My friend Aimee scored one this week and lucky for me her husband Eric was fishing in the keyes. I accepted teh invite and we took a 4 hour hiatus from the world to duck into the thin, dark bar that is Momofuku Ko....