In Manhattan, gourmet warehouses such as Zabar's, Garden of Eden, and Fairway feature all sorts of importationsaScottish salmon, Belgian chocolates, Turkish delight. But more compact stores concentrate on the victuals of a single nation. English cuisine may be a punchline the world over, but West Village provisioners Myers of Keswick aren't in on the joke. Aside from importing all manner of Cadbury chocs, thick-cut marmalades, and brown sauce, they also hand-make British foodstuffs. Cumberland sausages glisten in the display case, abutting steak and kidney pies, and Scotch eggsathose deep-fried amalgams of hard-boiled egg, ground meat, and bread crumbs.
A Thai curry puff as served at Thai Market.
You've encountered it in Thai restaurants before, a small braided pastry filled with chicken and potatoes called the curry puff. It's unlike any of the ot... More »
Flaky pastry, crumbly sausage
At Fork in the Road, we're suckers for any combination of wieners and pastry, as we demonstrated in our recent exultation of the tiny hot dog in the croissant-shaped bu... More »
The Cornish pasty (pronounced "pah-stee") is one of the glories of British cooking, an oblong hand-pie with a flaky crust, enfolding cubed potatoes, peas, carrots, and ground beef or lamb.It was once... More »
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily.
Today's pick: Cornish pasty at Myers of Keswick.
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