Derek Dietz's mouth moves faster than just about anyone I've ever met -- but he chalks up his gift of gab to unabashed excitement. The Philly native and CIA graduate is just a few weeks away from opening Bocadillo, a Spanish-influenced sandwich shop and tapas cafe at 4044 Tejon Street, in Sunnyside ... More >>
Tony's Market, 950 Broadway, is hosting a deli challenge, pitting its newly-featured deli brand, Dietz & Watson, against Boar's Head meats (which the market no longer carries) in a blind tasting this weekend to prove what it believes is Dietz's superiority. Seeing as how the downtown location is acr ... More >>
Tony's Market has partnered with Dietz & Watson, a national producer of premium deli meats, and dumped Boar's Head, which had been the featured brand at Tony's. "We found Dietz & Watson to be pound for pound superior to Boar's Head in every category," says Tony's Market CEO Daniel Rosacci. "To furth ... More >>
Lori Midson"My family owned a casket company in New Jersey, which has nothing to do with anything, except that even people who own casket companies have to eat," quips Stephen Lo Iacano, a Jersey native who, in 1987, moved to Vail, a town, he says, that doesn't know its meatballs from its ma ... More >>
Lori MidsonEli Odell Highland Tap and Burger 2219 West 32nd Avenue 720-287-4493 www.highlandtapdenver.com This is part one of Lori Midson's interview with Eli Odell, executive chef of Highland Tap and Burger. Read part two of that interview, in which Odell dishes on hammering eighty pounds o ... More >>
Piece of pigs masquerading as sheep are the latest delicacy in New York. For the astounding price of just $82.99 a pound, you can sample a creature that looks like a cross between a sheep and a pig and tastes like pork, but has a shaggy coat. The fur keeps these pigs wallowing in fatty goodn ... More >>
For the most part, Christmas is a time full of really good stuff to eat -- from the fancy (Christmas dinner with all the trimmings) to the simple (cookies). But there are some foods and drinks that just don't make sense anymore -- they belong to a different time, in which their original role ... More >>
After fifteen months of reviewing sandwiches, it's time to take a step back, time to consider what has passed between many, many slices of bread, time to take a break from sandwiches and offer a countdown of the ten best I've had. It's easy to pick twenty good sandwiches, but narrowing those down ... More >>
The sandwich: Italian Sub What's on it: Mortadella, capocollo, Genoa salami, tomatoes, olives, banana peppers, red onion, lettuce, provolone and Parmesan on a demi baguette with Italian vinaigrette. Where to get it: Tony's Market (950 Broadway, 720-880-4501) How much: $7.99 with chips and cookies; l ... More >>
The doctor (or wait -- lawyer? investment banker?) runs down the stairs of his office building, his mind on his next appointment. He gets into his car, ignoring phone calls, and zooms off like a drunken race-car driver. The man is very hungry. And very Jewish. He stumbles into his favorite deli, b ... More >>
The Sandwich: Italian Sub Where to get it: Summerhill Market (5614 East Cedar Avenue, 303-377-2979, www.mysummerhillmarket.com) What's on it: Capicola, ham, salami, provolone, lettuce and tomatoes, mayo, oil and vinegar, roasted peppers and sweet merlot onions on a baguette. How much: $5.99 There a ... More >>
The Sandwich: Greenwich Village What's on it: Pastrami-seasoned turkey, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato and Russian dressing on rye Where to get it: Mendelson's New York Delicatessen (600 17th Street, 303-996-5555) How much: $9.75 If sandwiches were movies, then Mendelson's triple-deck ... More >>
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