About this blog

My mother was a great cook. My father loved to eat.
I am the Man from Pawtucket and this is my story. Here you will find a collection of observations, from Central Falls to Central Park, from Pawtucket to Paris, about Eating Well. Bon Appetit.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Why have a hamburger when you can have steak at Peter Luger?

May 24, 2009

We made a quick detour to Williamsburg, Brooklyn for steak at Peter Luger. It was well worth the trip and wait (we waited nearly an hour for a table – note to self, make a reservation ). The porterhouse was cooked perfectly – slightly charred on the outside but rare on the inside. The German fried potatoes were pretty good too.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Leo's Latticini - Mama's Lunch Menu

May 16, 2009

At the suggestion of Uncle Razz, we decided to make a detour and go to Corona to taste the kitchen at Leo’s Latticini. We ordered off Mama’s lunch menu and had a Mama’s Special (prosciuttini, salami, mozzarella, with mushrooms and peppers) and a Super Italian (prosciutto, sopresatta, cappicola and mozzarella). We enjoyed these sandwiches in Mama’s backyard café. We also took a pound of freshly made mozzarella home. And yes, Mama was there, sitting at a small table in the store.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Whoopie Pies

May 19, 2009

Lurker W made some pretty good whoopie pies on Sunday. If you're lucky enough to find his Whoopie Truck around Manhattan, buy a dozen. You won't be disappointed.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Los Angeles Trip Report - Day 3

Day 3.

Lunch: Kiriko – Omakase – red snapper, blue fin tuna, smoked salmon with caviar, seared golden eye snapper, fresh scallop, Spanish makerel, sea eel, bonito, seared fatty tuna, and blue crab hand roll.

Dinner: AOC – prosciutto americano la quercia; beets burrata, local walnunts and balsamic salad; arroz negro with squid and saffron aïoli; cheese plate with tomme d’aydius pyrennees france (goat) ; der scharffe maxx hefenhofen switzerland (cow) and bleu des causses midi-pyrenees france (blue).- also tasted skirt steak with roquefort butter and crispy onions; cauliflower curry and red vinegar and crushed fingerlings with crème fraîche.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Los Angeles Trip Report- Day 2

Day 2.

Lunch: Pizzeria Mozza – Asparagus al forno ; Bianca pizza

Dinner: The Grill on the Alley – Roasted Sea Bass ; mountain of fried onions and potatoes

Monday, May 11, 2009

Los Angeles Trip Report - Day 1

Day 1.
Lunch : In-N-Out Burger Double Animal with fries

Dinner: Jar (For Mozzarella Monday ) - mozzarella & prosciutto sandwich; buratta and roasted asparagus, spicy fired egg.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Sunday Dinner

Uncle Sammy cooked up a Rhode Island favorite for Sunday dinner - Vitello Con Piselli (Veal and Peas). A good time was had by all.