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Torta Ahogada

I do my best not to do the standard Food Network reaction when I eat something delicious (you know the one: they take a bite, then simultaneously roll…

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Union Loafers’ Pizza

Hey Spencer, didn’t you already write about Union Loafers’ pizza? I sure did. Back in the old days (this summer), Loafers only made pizza once a week. If…

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Union Loafers’ Pastrami Sandwich

“I find the pastrami to the be most sensual of all the salted, cured meats.” –Seinfeld, Episode: “The Blood” I don’t want to sexualize pastrami, due in part to…

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Randolfi’s White Bolognese

Months ago, I recommended that a friend have a celebratory dinner at Randolfi’s. She texted me midway through her meal, exclaiming that the white bolognese was so good, she…

Guerrilla Street Food's new All City Burger

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Guerrilla Street Food’s All City Burger

You’re a creature of habit, right? We all are. We go to our favorite restaurants and we order our favorite dishes. Straying outside of that leaves you open…

Byrd and Barrel's chicken nugz, BBQ sauce, and tots

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Byrd & Barrel Nugz & Tots

Many moons ago, I wrote about Byrd & Barrel. And, since the time of publishing, I’ve returned a number of times. Unexplainably, it wasn’t until three weeks ago…

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Curry Catfish at Reeds

Forget what you think you know about Thai food—it’s not all coconut cream and pad thai. Thai food is about complexity. The interplay of flavors—salty, spicy, sweet, sour—push even the…

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Bolyard’s Smoke Out & Roasted Chicken

Think of this less as a “Dish of the Day” and more as a P.S.A. to improve your life. You already know that Bolyard’s makes some of my…

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Cielo’s Tiramisu

Most kids crave the sugar high you get from ice cream, cookies, and candy. Not me. I was the fat kid who wanted to shove as much pizza…

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Nachomama’s Queso

I once asked a man, “what is best in life?” He responded, “To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to eat their queso.” My days…

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Sugo’s Lasagna

Here’s something you might not know about Qui Tran (Mai Lee, Nudo): the guy is obsessed with Italian-American food. I’m a Jewish guy who finds comfort in a…

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Snarf’s Prime Rib

I can’t tell you how often people recommend restaurants to me, prefaced with something like, “I know you only like fancy food, but…” I don’t only eat fancy…