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Beyond Seattle, Primarily in Pictures: Ethnic Eats

Catching up on some “culinary tourism,” here are more photos of food from recent travels… Asian During a recent, short visit to Los Angeles, I simply had to stop at Sapp Coffee Shop for a bowl of Boat Noodles. We don’t have anything like this…
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Beyond Seattle, Primarily in Pictures: Burgers, BBQ, Sandwiches, Pizza

Catching up on some “culinary tourism,” here are photos of food from recent travels… Burgers Some go for the custard. As with Culver’s, if I’m hungry and need savory before sweet, a burger beforehand hits the spot. Hello, Kopp’s Frozen Custard. Hello, hamburger. (Greasy but…
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Fried Chicken at Hattie’s Chicken Shack in Saratoga Springs, NY

This week, Serious Eats posted my article about the fried chicken at Hattie’s Chicken Shack in Saratoga Springs. An excerpt: Said to be the same recipe since 1938—developed by Hattie Grey, who came to Saratoga via Louisiana and Chicago—this is the same stuff served at…
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A Sandwich a Day: Matty Melt at Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

This week, Serious Eats posted my “A Sandwich a Day” feature about the Matty Melt at Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese in Coeur d’Alene. An excerpt: From the Uncommon Menu, I ordered the Matty Melt ($4.95 half, $7.50 full), containing fontina, blue cheese, lightly smoked roast…
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A Sandwich a Day: Croque Madame at La Farm Bakery in Cary, NC

This week, Serious Eats posted my “A Sandwich a Day” feature about the Croque Madame at La Farm Bakery in Cary, NC. An excerpt: It’s served on toasted La Farm Bread–their signature light sourdough made in a three-day process–with ham, imported gruyère, homemade Mornay sauce,…
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A Sandwich a Day: Italian Picnic at Olio in Richmond, VA

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my “A Sandwich a Day” feature about Olio in Richmond, VA. An excerpt: I knew I wanted a sandwich that would take advantage of the quality bread, meat, cheese, produce, and condiments I was seeing. There were lots of tempting choices…
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Sugar Rush: Almond Croissant at Mrs. London’s, Saratoga Springs, New York

Yesterday, Serious Eats posted my Sugar Rush post about the almond croissant at Mrs. London’s. An excerpt: The almond croissant comes plated with a fork and a knife, but not one to be dainty, I dive in with my hands. The edges are thin and…
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East Coast Apizza, West Coast Cravings

Following January’s four week pizza spotlight, I found it fortuitous to be in New Haven, Connecticut, as it’s famous for its apizza restaurants in the Little Italy section of town. (It truly is “little.”) Most famous is Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana. Frank Pepe is the…
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Road Trip to Raleigh

With one day in Raleigh earlier this week, I had an opportunity for a couple of quick meals. For lunch, J. Betski’s would be the perfect place for something different. The eastern European menu attracted me, particularly the pierogies, as I’ve been preparing some at…
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Beyond Seattle 2011: October (Amazing in Atlanta)

Actually, let’s first take care of the one November restaurant: Olde World Apizza in North Haven, Connecticut. It’s admittedly sad that my trip didn’t allow even a few more minutes to go a few more miles down the road to New Haven. Being so close…
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