Hey everyone - I just tried to make a reservation at Majolica for next Wednesday and the hostess told us that their last day is Saturday! They still have some tables available for Friday if anyone wants to go before they close their doors. :(
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.
Ah, yes: the phrase that’s basically your perpetual state of being, explained by the chefs who know it best. Ride that wave of panic, guys.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.
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.