All The Things I Eat

I Wanted to Recreate Mee Noodle Shop Curry Soup


Sunday, June 16th, 2024 | 349 views

Curry chicken soup

Curry soup topped with shallot and cilantro

The Manhattan noodle shop closed a few years back, but I still wanted the curry soup comfort food.

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A Look at America’s Melting Pot in David Page’s Food Americana


Friday, May 17th, 2024 | 689 views

Food Americana by David Page

The melting pot of America is never more evident than in the country’s cuisine. The food we eat tells us a lot about who we are and where we came from. In Food Americana: The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes, David Page takes us through the journey of how many different foods become part of a larger American cuisine, examining the multinational origins and the evolution in restaurants across the country.

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The Rise and Fall of Tasti D-Lite: What Happened to New York City’s Favorite Frozen Dessert


Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 | 4,413 views

Tasti D-lite was once a small empire of New York City based shops, expanded globally, and is again back to a local two-location mini-chain

Venerated as a low-cal treat without the compromise of froyo, Tasti D-Lite couldn’t open locations fast enough. Then the venture capitalists promised a global empire.

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Eating at Regina’s Grocery: How Italian Sandwiches Should Be


Monday, April 15th, 2024 | 1,072 views

Regina's Grocery on Orchard Street in Manhattan serves up deli sandwiches

We were hungry and walking down the street when we came upon this deli that looks like its straight out of a vintage Italian American magazine. We decided to try it, and it was great.

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How We Eat: Examining Contemporary Restaurant Dining Through One Meal in Andrew Friedman’s The Dish


Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 | 1,270 views

Book by Andrew Friedman, The Dish: the Lives and Labor Behind One Plate of Food

A look at the Andrew Freidman’s The Dish: The Lives and Labor Behind One Plate of Food, a book chronicling one meal at a one restaurant.

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