'spiedies' on Serious Eats

Grilling: Chicken Spiedies

An regional treat from Binghamton, New York, spiedies are kind of like those skewers of grilled meat you pick up at street fairs and festivals, if they were actually good. And then thrown into a hoagie roll to make an amazing sandwich. The secret? It's all in the marinade. More

Spiedie Fest This Weekend in Upstate New York

The 24th Annual Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally is this weekend in Binghamton, New York. Where else are you gonna see a K9 frisbee dog show, an antique car and truck show, fireworks, a volleyball championship, Blue Oyster Cult, Bad Company with Brian Howe, a hot air balloon rally, Dale Earnhardt Junior's #88 show car, and get spiedies? For those unfamiliar with the New York state original "spiedie," it involves meat cubes marinated overnight or longer in a special spiedie sauce (usually olive oil, vinegar, Italian spices, and fresh mint). Grilled on spits over a charcoal pit, the spiedie meat can be eaten straight from the skewer or in sandwich form when stuffed into rolls. Related Serious Sandwiches: The... More

Serious Sandwiches: The Spiedie at Lupo's S & S Char Pit

Photograph courtesy of That's Good Work Out of You Any sandwich that has an entire festival based around it has got to be serious, and the spiedie is no exception. This weekend (August 3 to August 5) is the annual Spiedie Fest & Balloon Rally in Binghamton, New York, and while everyone in the Triple Cities Area (Binghamton, Endicott, and Johnson City) has their favorite version of the spiedie, few will argue that Lupo's S & S Char Pit has one of the best.... More

More Posts