All The Things I Eat

I Spent A Full Day Cooking A Philly Roast Pork Sandwich


Friday, February 9th, 2024 | 1,456 views

the Philly Italian pork sandwich with roast pork and broccoli rabe

The Philadelphia Italian Roast Pork sandwich doesn’t get as much attention as the Philly Cheesesteak, but it probably should. This Italian American hero–sorry, I mean hoagie–combines slow roasted pork, provolone cheese, and bitter greens like broccoli rabe on a crusty bread dripping with meat juices.

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I Made the Viral Don Angie Spiral Lasagna and I Survived — Just Barely.


Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 | 2,997 views

Spirals of baked lasagna

Spirals of baked lasagna form more crispy edges in the oven than a traditional tray of lasagna

Chefs Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli founded Don Angie in 2017, a modern Italian American restaurant celebrating the red sauce cuisine synonymous with Italians in America. The restaurant has achieved plenty of acclaim, earning and then losing a Michelin star, publishing a popular cookbook under the title Italian American, and achieving fame on social media like TikTok. Perhaps no better symbol of their success is the famous spiral lasagna dish.

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Eating At Serra: When Italian Food Is Kind of Mid


Monday, December 4th, 2023 | 1,480 views

Serra on the roof of Eataly in the Flatiron district

Let me begin by saying we were in the Flatiron district. I know, those words sound silly even as I type them out. Why would anyone be there of all places? My wife was at a coworking space and we were meeting my brother who was coming from the Upper West Side, and suddenly it seemed like the easy place to meet.

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Eating At Shalom Japan: They Still Got It


Monday, November 20th, 2023 | 1,544 views

Shalom Japan dining room

Shalom Japan has been around quite a while, opening back in 2013. The chefs are a married couple, Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi, and the menu is a collaboration merging their two respective culinary cultures – Jewish and Japanese cuisine. The result, of course, is remarkable. The restaurant remains at hit on tastemaking sites like The Infatuation and they regularly receive the Michelin Bib Gourmand.

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It Tasted Greek To Me


Sunday, October 15th, 2023 | 907 views

Beans with feta, stuffed peppers, cucumber salad, crostini, and yogurt sauce

This whole dinner began because we had taken our toddler with us to the grocery store, and as we walked through the produce section he was insistent we buy an orange pepper. And then he wanted a yellow pepper. And then a red one. It was like we were writing If You Give a Mouse A Bell Pepper in real time.

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