For his birthday on Saturday, son wants us to take him to Cafe Luxembourg, West 70's. Can anyone tell me about this place and what, if any, specialities we ought to consider? Im so skeptical of son's recommendations, I need to prepare myself........
For those moments when you're pining for the ol' hot dog/ice cream sundae double whammy of your youth.
A good Reuben sandwich is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, and this one delivers. Good rye bread, crisped in butter, holds generous layers of Thousand Island dressing, rich corned beef or pastrami, crunchy sauerkraut, and nutty, melty Gruyère or Swiss cheese that oozes beautifully into the other ingredients.
The kitchen has its own language, forged equally from hot pans and sharp things coming around corners, and tight spaces shared for hours on end. In this brand new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts. Today's deep-dive: SHOEMAKER.