As the plate was set in front of me I was stunned. Pork belly? Really? For Pete's sake I was at the Gramercy Tavern and this Colicchio guy is sending me out a piece of pork belly? Gee, thanks Tom. Got any sweet tea to go with it?
Chef Danny Meyer has written of the difference between the types of families that prefer Miracle Whip versus those that like Hellmann's. Recently, I happened to have the opportunity to ask him what it was.