Woot! I’m back in New York! I liked Zurich much better than I did the last time I visited six years ago, but still, I missed New York; the energy, the diversity, and without question, the food. There’s delicious food to be had in Zurich, but it’s kind of like Midtown, the entire city. You have to search for it. I learned about the Globus (a Swiss department store) roast beef sandwich from Alvin. During the day, conveniently stationed across from a small park, Globus operates an outdoor roast beef sandwich stand, smoker and all. MORE »
I’m not a big sandwich person (more of a noodle soup girl), but this past weekend, all I ate were sandwiches. Not sure what happened, but when a craving hits, you just run with it. And I’m glad I did, because I think I just discovered a contender to my favorite downtown sandwich, Katz’s pastrami on rye. MORE »
It’s rare I have a hero craving, but when I do, my two go-to places are Defonte’s of Brooklyn and Faicco’s Italian Specialties. If you were wondering, this isn’t a Bite vs Bite. It would be hard to compare since both are good in different ways. Whether I go to one or the other really depends on my mood… MORE »
I love sandwiches, but they can get boring. At my work, people get way too excited about the weekly Hot Carvey, hot turkey sandwiches from the subsidized cafeteria in the building. Sliced generic turkey on stale bread with gloppy gravy? No thanks. That’s where No. 7 Sub comes in to the picture. At No. 7, “not boring” is guaranteed. MORE »
Seventeen beers on tap and smoked pork by a local barbecue geek that competes nationally, need I say more? Read my latest bar review, “Raising the Bar: House Smoked Pig at Waterfront Ale House,” on Serious Eats: New York.