Pop quiz: what is the difference between Rugelach and arugula? One is a mouth-watering cookie, and the other is a bitter vegetable. Two guesses as to which one keeps bringing people in to Jewish Delis everywhere. Everyone loves a Jewish deli. Why? Not cuz they’re Jewish, but for the same reasons everyone loves a theme restaurant. And the theme at these homey places is ludicrously oversized sandwiches.
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We’ve reviewed all kinds of places for many different reasons but never two places that both serve their food in trash cans. To be specific, one serves steamed seafood in a metal bucket and the other serves theirs in a plastic hefty bag. They may both be a bit crazy – but are they maybe a bit too right? After all, Americans pride themselves on excess, much to the chagrin of many starving nations. If there’s one thing we’re good at – it’s wasting stuff. So why not embrace it and revel in the trash heap-edness of it all, roll in it and soak in it like a hot bath.
You see, at a local San Diego favorite called “Joe’s Crabshack”, they bring you steamed oceanic critters piled high in a big metal bucket, and “The Boiling Crab” declares that the real way to enjoy total seafood surrender is to sift through a sauce-filled plastic trash bag of shrimp, crab, crayfish and garlicy steamers. Read more »
Recently on the show we reviewed Fuddruckers, home of the exotics, featuring a topping bar and elk and bison and kobe burgers. With liquid cheese by the barrel-full and an awesome dining room full of Americana, this experience was fun and fabulous. They have a very sterile looking onsite butcher shop, which tickles my caveman bone, and also their own bakery with giant fresh cookies, brownies and the like. Their huge, tender, juicy exotic burgers landed them a spot as a contender in this glorious challenge.
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Its New York verses Chicago in the battle for the best pizza!
Some of the best New York Style pizza can be had at Knockout Pizza in Mira Mesa in San Diego, it’s quick, tasty and has some imaginative toppings and most will agree- when out for a quick lunch- there are few things that hit the spot like a nice hot slice of cheesy pizza. So when you argue about the pizza that people like and love and are super loyal to- you’re starting a war!