Shake Shack’s core question was: What makes a great chicken sandwich? The chicken! Where to find enough good, all-natural meat? And how to portion it? The Shacks steep the chicken in a tenderizing sous vide bath; at home, it’s a buttermilk marinade.
When markets and farm stands are flooded with gorgeous and firm eggplants, Faith makes a healthier version of eggplant parmesan, inspired by a dear Italian friend.
Faith’s shrimp roll rivals even the best lobster shack roll. The shrimp is more affordable and the celery, onions, and corn-from-the-cob add wonderful texture and make this an extra summery sandwich.
This dish always reminds me of my days as a young college student when I often traveled overnight on Indian Railways to visit far-off cities. When the trains pulled into stations at dawn, vendors ran up and down the tracks shouting out the names of the foods they were hawking: “Vada pao!” “Garam chai!” and […]