Graphic designer and all around artist and football fan type(Philadelphia Eagles) with a two and a half year old daughter. Does that even make sense?

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  • Location: Denton, Texas
  • Favorite foods: Anything dark chocolate, hot peppers, Italian food, Jamaican food, Tex-Mex, Ribs, Thai, Sushi, Bahn Mis.....well, almost anything edible. I'll at least try it once.
  • Last bite on earth: Linguini Mare Chiara from Ferraras in Westfield, NJ

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If you've ever worked at a chain restaurant/ fast food place...

A little over 10 years ago, I was working for Champps Americana as an expo and occasionally they gave me a kitchen shift. I used to work the sandwich station and I would make all sorts of things not on the menu. My favorite was a philly style cheesesteak with Franks Red Hot sauce, jalapenos and tomatoes. I also used to make burgers and put a creamy tomato dressing on it that they used for one peticular salad.

Drinking the Bottom Shelf: 40s of Malt Liquor

I remember drinking Champale during my freshman year in college. Is that stuff even around anymore?

3 Delicious Ways To Spike Your Hot Chocolate

Jack Daniels Single Barrel or Gentleman Jack is a nice twist.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Zingerman's Praise the Lard Gift Box

The most recent and unusual for me, a peanut butter and bacon cheeseburger..... it was damn good!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Russ & Daughters Brunch Package

Poppy Seed Bagels, Lox, Cream Cheese, a little onion, and sometimes some herring in cream sauce.

SE Alphabet

N- Nectarine

O- Olive Tapanade

P- Peanut Oil

Win a Free Organic D'Artagnan Turkey

i think i have to try the pecan and salt caramel cheesecake. you can never go wrong with cheesecake. juniors, anyone???

On top of ol' bagel....

Philly Whipped. or sometimes veggie cream cheese with tomato or Philly makes a good salmon cream cheese.

Please, tell us where you're from...

38 year old male. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in New Jersey now live in Texas for almost 10 years. My stomach is Italian but I also love Tex-Mex, Thai, Jamacian, Mexican, Japanese, BBQ, Vietnamese, chocolate and trying something at lease once.

What do you think of culinary tattoos?

I am a graphic designer and artist and I have tattoos and have designed several for friends and I think most are beautiful. If a person has a legitimate and personal reason for having a certain tattoo then they can put whatever they want to on their body. If that person is putting a tattoo on their body just for the sake of having a tattoo, then I can't respect that. Getting a tat, just to be trendy, is not a reason to have one. If a chef wants one to be recognized as a chef, then all the power to him or her.

Espelette peppers?

Very cool, thanks for the info!

Zapp's Voodoo Chips Are Awesome

They carry them in Texas too. Zapps has another limited one that is a Tabasco Tomato chip which is also really good. The Voodoo chips are really good.

Best Seltzer Maker?

In New York/ NJ area look for Bariloche Seltzer.

Poll: Do Garlic and Mozzarella Belong Together on a Pizza?

I grew up on fresh garlic pizzas in New Jersey and when I moved to Texas, I made sure to find a few places that would do that for me. My wife, who is a Texan, has even grown to love garlic pies.

How/When/Why did you join Serious Eats?

I started following a couple years ago. I actually found it through a sports blog website! is a site I visit every day, and a couple years ago it was listed by Time magazine as one of the top twenty sites you need to visit. Well I went to the Time website, read the article and Serious Eats was also one of those sites. I went on and I've been addicted ever since.

Silly Putty Chemical Found in McNuggets!

Well, someone has to make sure our children are getting their daily dose of chemicals? So why not a big red headed clown?

July 4th weekend, what are you making?

Rootbeer cookies? What's the deal there?

Cook the Book: 'Recipes from an Italian Summer'

Penne in Garlic and Olive Oil with grape tomatoes, mozzerella and fresh basil.

Who loves Egg Creams???

I never said it wasn't shameless. : ) I just thought the folks in this forum would appreciate a bottle like this. So I hope you do go and find it.

To Gutreactions: My father would agree.

To salpico: My father is currently working with U-Bet to create a promotion.

where do you work?

I am a graphic designer for television news, so most likely many of you have seen some of my graphics on your local news channel.

As for a sig dish? I do a pretty good pistachio cake that I modified from an aunt's recipe.

What do you eat for comfort?

Grilled cheese, PB&J or some chocolate milk.

Because of Serious Eats I _______

Because of Serious Eats, I went to several different gourmet type grocery stores and finally found Bacon Salt.

Do You Know These Regional Pizza Styles?

Hoboken, NJ is also known for their jumbo slices of pizza which have a very thin crust.


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