Last Wednesday after an evening of a little too much celebrating, I came into work hung over. I was craving a sandwich and since chef Dennis Leary's recently opened hot spot, Golden West, is directly across the street from the office, I ordered one of his specialties. I had the braised short rib sandwich, which was absolutely delicious. However, it was pretty heavy for the middle of the workday and afterward, I wished I had enjoyed a lighter lunch. Do you eat heavy meals for lunch while working?
Here at Fab we're always reminiscing about MTV's House of Style. For you youngins who may not know what I speak of (gasp), it was MTV's '90s fashion TV show that included snippets of fashion shows, models, news, designers — totally fun stuff. The best part was Cindy Crawford played host for most of it, later hosts included Rebecca Romijn, Shalom Harlow, and Amber Valletta. With the recent onslaught of fashion-focused TV shows, I'm not surprised MTV is bringing this show back — yay!
I am willing to pay a pretty penny for a good sandwich. But considering that one of my favorites is less than $3, I have very high standards for any sandwich that costs more than $8. I'll pay 10 bucks, but it better be good. Or huge. Or both.On that note, I'm introducing an occasional feature within 'Wich of the Week called Adventures in Expensive Sandwiches. First up: the smoked salmon with horseradish cream cheese, cucumbers, and fennel at The Sentinel. This tiny shop, located just a few blocks from Sugar HQ, was recently opened by Canteen's Dennis Leary. Since I love his fine-dining fare, I decided to give Sentinel a shot. To see what I thought, read more
Dennis Leary manically waxes poetic about how awesome NyQuil is at putting you into a coma. You gotta agree with him—"May Cause Drowsiness" is understating the case a bit! His suggestion for the label? "Don't Make Any F*cking Plans."