Category Archives: Pork

#56: Bacon and Marmalade on Pumpernickel, Prune

77 down. 24 to go. She used to dress me up in girls’ clothes, and I looked good. Of course I did. Whether it’s transforming a three-year old boy into an adorable little girl, cooking a deliciously simple meal or … Continue reading

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#29: BLT, Frankies Spuntino

76 down. 25 to go. In Roaring Brook Elementary School, I was good friends with Dan Cohn. We’d BBQ at his family’s lake house. Play competitive games of whiffle ball, volleyball and football — his family typically won. We’d swim … Continue reading

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#88: Chicken Club, Cipriani Dolci

75 down. 26 to go. THE BAD NEWS. It’s one of the scariest things for a son to hear. “Everything is okay. But your mom is in the hospital.” Those first three words are essentially meaningless. I got the call … Continue reading

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#71: Non Ti Scordar Di Me, Via Quadronno

73 down. 28 to go. It was Saturday, and I had been rolling around in bed ever since my wife left for the airport at five am. Not even a deli coffee — you know, the kind where you just … Continue reading

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#61: Le Focaccine, Sant Ambroeus

71 down. 30 to go. I have no idea how I could be so careless. For more than a year and a half, I’ve lived and breathed sandwiches. I’ve studied New York Magazine’s list of the 101 best like the … Continue reading

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