All The Things I Eat

I Wanted to Recreate Mee Noodle Shop Curry Soup

By on Sunday, June 16th, 2024 at 11:08 pm

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.

Sesame Emmie from Loba Pastry

By on Sunday, July 2nd, 2023 at 4:52 pm

Sesame Emmie from Loba Pastry shop

We rode the Chicago subway “L” out into the suburbs of northern Chicago to find the Loba Pastry Shop. We had gotten the recommendation at a wedding from a guy my wife met on the drink line. Lottie + Doof, who my wife follows on instagram.

I Ate A Chicago Style Hot Dog and I Liked It

By on Saturday, July 1st, 2023 at 3:13 am

A Chicago Style hot dog

Early versions of the modern hot dog first emerged on Coney Island and in Chicago about the same time. The two cities have had rival hot dogs ever since.

Eating At John Brown BBQ: Kansas City Style Meats With Tasty Sides

By on Monday, June 12th, 2023 at 4:31 pm

Pastrami and brisket and pulled pork with a slice of white bread from John Brown's BBQ

I recently ate at this Queens-based barbecue restaurant known for smoking Kansas City-style meats.

Famous Coney Island Hot Dogs

By on Thursday, May 4th, 2023 at 4:27 pm

Nathan's hot dog stand on Coney Island at Surf Avenue in 2023

My first Nathan’s hot dog was in the Paramus Park Mall food court. Nathan’s was a special treat, ironically, not because of their famous hot dogs, but because of their fancy crinkle cut fries — and the fact that they could come with a side of cheese sauce.


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