There is no haute cuisine at 7-Eleven. Unless, of course, you count hard-boiled eggs swimming in misty liquid packs, gigantic "beef" and bean burritos, and those somewhat unethical "nachos," for which you take the chips out of the plastic tray, fill the tray with free chili sauce, then try to get it ... More >>
Suffice it to say that I eat out more than the general population, unless, of course, the general population can catalogue more than 450 restaurant meals in a year -- which is about the number of breakfasts, lunches and dinners that I stomached in 2012. Pathetic, isn't it? But all those food dates a ... More >>
With the help of water that replicates the liquid assets coming from taps of New York City, Josh Pollack is now creating what could be the best bagels west of the Hudson River with his and his Rosenberg's Bagels at Gather, the full-service cafe that opened this month in Galvanize. See also: -Gathe ... More >>
New spots are popping up all over town, including Little Dragon, a Chinese take-out and delivery spot in Mayfair. Jenn Wohletz dropped by and picked up an order of hot-and-sour soup and allegedly healthy, baked crab and cheese wontons. Is it wrong to crave these wontons?
It's hard to find a good cheese sandwich these days. Sure, plenty of delis, sub shops and even some fast-food chains are serving up sammies like they just became stylish, but few make a really superior cheese sandwich. The exception to this rule? Which Wich?, a diminutive sub chain out of Dallas t ... More >>
Every time I leave Einstein's, I feel like I have just left a cathouse -- I'm sticky, covered with crumbs, and my wallet is considerably lighter...because I just got f*cked.
By noon, there was a line slinking out the door of Red Star Deli, James Mazzio's new sandwich shop that opened at 6 a.m. yesterday inside the Icehouse, 1801 Wynkoop Street, which is also home to Studio F, a behemoth space complete with a state-of-the-art professional kitchen that Mazzio will use, st ... More >>
It's been an interesting past few years for James Mazzio, whose culinary career took a giant leap forward in 1999, when the then-Boulder chef of the long-gone 15 Degrees, snagged a Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef crown. Since then, Mazzio has cooked in numerous kitchens throughout the state, incl ... More >>
There have probably been a bazillion sandwich combinations invented since the first prescient human stuck filling between a couple of slices of bread, but only a handful of those have become icons of culture and cuisine. There's the pastrami on rye, of course, which embodies the spirit of a New York ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhile Dylan Moore, the chef/owner of Deluxe and Delite, dumped his food truck earlier this summer and shuttered Deluxe Burger last month, he isn't lazying on a beach somewhere on the tropics, sipping umbrella drinks and building sand castles. Instead, Moore, who recently remodeled ... More >>
Philip PostonWhen I was a kid, I hated mayonnaise -- or at least thought that I did. It looked gross, and that was reason enough for me to avoid the stuff for nearly twenty years. But once I started falling in love with food -- coincidentallly around the same time I was legally allowed to i ... More >>
It's hard to really screw up a sandwich, since it requires just enough skill to slap a couple of slices of meat and maybe a little cheese between two pieces of bread. But by the same token, it's also hard to elevate the sandwich into something truly extraordinary. There are a few spots in D ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis monstrosity comes from the Hole.Of all the magical morning eats, few are more versatile than the breakfast sandwich. Meat, eggs and cheese between two halves of a roll -- it's the perfect morning take-out meal, an excellent way to cure a hangover and an also an ideal option fo ... More >>
The ink was barely dry on Carmelo Anthony's $65 million deal to play for the New York Knicks when NYC's iconic Carnegie Deli added a sky-high sandwich devoted to Melo to its menu. "We put bacon on there, because we hope that Melo will bring the bacon back to New York -- and hopefully a champ ... More >>
Hey, Melo, ingest this!Former Denver Nuggets superstar Carmelo Anthony touched down in the Big Apple on Monday night as the newest bright light of the New York Knicks, part of a three-team trade that will reward the latest Knick forward, who plays his first game tonight at Madison Square Gar ... More >>
http://www.jimmyanddrews.net/Come to me. Ask a Jew about his or her main dream in life. Some look for spiritual enlightenment, others just crave happiness. Most mothers want their children to finish their law or doctoral degrees. But a few of us Chosen have set our sights on the Jimmy's Fa ... More >>
For the time being, if you want a sandwich from Deli Tech, you're limited to catering and deliveryEarlier this week, Pete Marczyk, who co-owns Marczyk Fine Foods with his wife, Barb, shot me an e-mail asking which Jewish deli in Denver was the best. If I had to pick just one, I told Pete, it ... More >>
Lori Midson Clint Wangsnes Zengo 1610 Little Raven Street 720-904-0965 www.richardsandoval.com/zengodenver This is part one of Lori Midson's Chef and Tell interview with Clint Wangsnes, chef of Zengo. To read part two of that Q&A, check back here on Friday. "I truly love food, and the high ... More >>
Courtesy Denver International AirportWhat's the best grab-and-go option on Concourse B?This week, we're dishing up tips on how to eat at DIA during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Yesterday, we brought you breakfast spots. Today, we bring you something else. If you're one of the ... More >>
FlickrIt's delicious, sure, but fried chicken has no business at your picnic (we'll explain).Whether you're unfurling a blanket on the grass at your neighborhood park, catching Jazz in the Park on a Sunday night, or taking a basket of goodies to the pool to avoid snack bar food and the 30-ye ... More >>
Breakfast burritos could be Denver's official food, but Hi*Rise's new breakfast sandwiches could give them a run for the money. "Breakfast burritos start the day for so many people," says Doug Anderson, who opened Hi*Rise at 2162 Larimer Street in March 2009. "It became a challenge to see how ... More >>
Biker Jim will do you right. Nothing goes with Opening Day like hot dogs. Why would you even try? And while the grilled dogs and brats - with everything, please - you can get at Coors Field are truly delicious, even if the buns never seem to hold up, Denver is rich with other options. The f ... 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 >>
For the past several years, deli-obsessed Canadian journalist David Sax has been penning a blog that's dedicated to preserving the Jewish deli, a "hallowed temple of salted and cured meats" that, Sax kvetches, is "endangered and in need of our support." To that end, Sax has now written a boo ... More >>
The sandwich: Panama Red What's on it: Grilled chicken breast, home-grown marinara sauce, parmesan and provolone on white, wheat or garlic "herb" bread. Where to get it: Cheba Hut (1531 Champa Street, 720-974-1880) How much: $6.50 A lot of people like Cheba Hut. They've been telling me it's ... More >>
The sandwich: Meatloaf Sandwich What's on it: Meatloaf, grilled onions, white American cheese, and BBQ sauce or ketchup on toasted sourdough bread. Where to get it: Delaney's Deli (7007 West Alaska Drive, Lakewood, 303-936-3354) How much:$6.95 Meat Loaf. It was your mom's fallback - for good or f ... 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 >>
Roast Beef The sandwich: Roasted Veggie What's on it: Mushroom, fennel, tomato, radish sprouts, all roasted and served with hummus, feta, balsamic vinegar on rosemary yam focaccia bread Where to get it: Hi*Rise (2162 Larimer Street, 303-296-3656) How much: $6.95 I got a chance to try five - yeah ... More >>
The sandwich: Corned Beef Brisket and Swiss What's on it: Corned beef briskey, Swiss, mayo, mustard, onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, oil, seasonings, hot pepper relish Where to get it: Snarf's (1001 East 11th Avenue, 303-832-9999) How much: $7.65 Hey! Who put the hot peppers on my corned beef bri ... More >>
So, Westword web editor Joe Tone and I tried going to Mendelson's today for a triple-decker sandwich so I could start working on my Mendelson's sweatshirt (free if you eat all 21 varieties), but it was closed, I'm assuming, because of the rapidly melting snow.. As a result, we headed across th ... 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: Dinner Roll What's on it: Turkey and roast beef, melted white American cheese, grilled onions and creamy horseradish on a giant Kaiser roll with a side of au jus for dipping. Where to get it: The Smiling Moose Deli (727 Colorado Boulevard, 333-3354) How much: $6.69 A smiling moose ... More >>
212 Salad and Sandwich Company 1710 Sherman Street 303-861-7212 42nd Street Corned beef, turkey, coleslaw, lettuce and thousand island dressing on rye $6.49 I don't know if it's a rule that every New York-style deli that opens outside of the five boroughs has to name all of its sandwiches after Ne ... More >>
Pat's Philly Steaks and Subs 1624 Market Street and two other locations 303-534-1333 P.J. GobblerOver roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and mayo on a hoagie roll$8.50 for a medium Thanksgiving came early for me this year -- by about 48 hours, and in the form of a sandwich, a joyful creat ... More >>
Gobble this, turkey! Spinelli’s Market 4621 East 23rd Avenue 303-329-8143 Turkey Cranberry Gouda House turkey, cranberry sauce, smoked Gouda, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on a croissant, and served with a pickle $7 Spinelli’s Market has to be one of the best, least known, most wonderful ... More >>
Great hash -- and making hash out of a critic's anonymity.
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
Man does not live by bread alone but he can try.