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Food related music


"Pass The Peas" - Maceo Parker
"Watermelon Man" - Mongo Santamaria
"Cheese" - Rap Master Ronnie (Garry Trudeau Musical Soundtrack)

May 31, 2012
desimax in Not About Food

Food related music

"Everybody Eats When They Come To My House" - Cab Calloway
"A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But A Bird" - Cab Calloway
"Salt Peanuts" - arrangements by - Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, The Pointer Sisters

And, I'm Trying To Locate The Theme Song From "Chef!" featuring Lenny Henry - "Serious Profession" by Omar

May 23, 2012
desimax in Not About Food

Shake Shack Fries Suck Horribly

I have to totally disagree with tamerlanenj (and everyone else who echoes his/her opinion) on the Shake Shack fries. I find the UWS's SS fries to be a fantastic side complement to the SS burger. The fries are cut to just the right thickness, will retain the heat for a reasonable amount of time throughout the meal and fried to just the right crispiness to be deliciously crunchy. So often fries will either enhance or diminish the burger meal experience. Clearly, SS fries enhance the 360 degrees of the 'burger and fries' experience. When receiving my fries at the SS, I am reminded of the scene in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" when Brad tosses out cold fries saying "I will serve no fries before their time." SS demonstrates that attitude. If a customer believes the fries to be not hot enough, SS will give the customer another, fresher, additional serving, without hesitation.
Indeed, by way of example, I find the Burger Joint's fries at the Parker Meridian less satisfying. The Burger Joint's julienned fries are much too thin and quickly lose their heat. It seems to me that tamerlanenj is simply basing his/her judgment on the 'cerebral' knowledge that the SS fries are frozen after they are cut and, further, assumes that the SS fries are made of 'potatoe composites' like the MacDonald's process.

Jun 16, 2009
desimax in Manhattan