'The Sopranos' on Serious Eats

Steve Schirripa on Molecular Gastronomy

Promoting his new cable cooking show Hungry, Steve Schirripa (Bobby Bacala of The Sopranos) on food trends: What do you think of so-called molecular gastronomy? I don’t want my food cooked with the same tools that they fix my car.... More

The Diner on 'The Sopranos' Last Night

By now you've either seen last night's Sopranos or the news coverage this morning of what was the series finale. If, like me, you were wondering where the infamous final scene took place, where it was that the cinematographer lingered so lovingly over those onion rings, Jason Perlow of Off the Broiler enlightens us: Holsten's in Bloomfield, New Jersey: Opened in 1939, going there is literally like being sent back in a time machine to observe the social habits of pre-WWII and 1950’s American youth. The menu of ice cream treats and food items it serves are totally retro. This is not by design like one of the newer established 50’s chains like Johnny Rockets or Cheeburger Cheeburger, but... More

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