Sliced thin with a deli-slicer and piled on a bun, pit beef can make a roast beast sandwich hang it’s head in shame (I’m looking at you — Arby’s).
I am a huge fan of barbecue. Not just any type of barbecue—North Carolina chopped barbecue. The kind of barbecue that’s done low and slow in a smoker. I have done my own experimentation to replicate it at home, but I’m always on the lookout for good ‘cue. On a recent trip to visit… Continue reading Rolling Smoke Barbecue, Harpers Ferry, WV: Feast
Shoo-fly Diner 510 E Belvedere Ave Baltimore, MD 21212 http://www.shooflydiner.com (410) 464-9222 Poutine–French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy–is quintessential Canadian diner food. I’ve always wanted to try it, but I haven’t made the trek to Canada yet. Before going to Shoo-fly, a not so quintessential diner in Baltimore, I did my usual research.… Continue reading Feast: Shoo-fly Diner
The night before jury duty I sent out a plea via Facebook and Twitter for lunch recommendations. Thank goodness for my foodie friends. The first recommendation was for the halal cart in front of the courthouse (Thanks Jon!). Baltimore City gives jurors $15 in cash as compensation. I was able to get a great lunch… Continue reading Feast: Jury Duty
My wine club did a tasting at Vino Rosina, a fabulous wine bar in the Harbor East neighborhood of Baltimore. This tasting had a definite Spanish flair. Each wine was paired with a small bite that brought out its best flavor notes. First up was Xarmant Arabako Txakolina, 2010 paired with Cojonudo — a chorizo and… Continue reading Feast: Vino Rosina